Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

State Records Committee Appeal Decision 2009-09

BEFORE THE STATE RECORDS COMMITTEE OF THE STATE OF UTAH

ERIC PETERSON, REPORTER FOR THE CITY WEEKLY, Petitioner, vs.

UTAH ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE, Respondent.

ORDER OF CONTINUANCE

Case No. 09-09

The above matter having come before the State Records Committee (“Committee”) for oral argument and testimony on July 9, 2009, the parties appearing, and the Committee having received the pleadings, evidence and arguments offered by the parties, and also having received a single set of documents from the Respondent, Utah Attorney General’s Office for in camera review, and such being too numerous to review in its entirety during the hearing of this matter, and based upon the documents submitted for in camera review not being complete, it is hereby

ORDERED that the in camera review and the hearing are hereby continued until the next meeting of the Committee, on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at the hour of 8:30 a.m.; it is further

ORDERED that the documents received by the Committee shall be securely held at the State Archives Building to effectuate the in camera review of the Committee; it is further

ORDERED that Respondent, Utah Attorney General’s Office shall submit to the Executive Secretary of the State Records Committee all of the contested documents, including any notes, on or before July 23, 2009, so that the individual members of the Committee may conduct further in camera review prior to the August 13, 2009 hearing; it is further

ORDERED that at the August 13, 2009 meeting of the Committee the hearing in this matter shall resume and the Committee will conclude an in camera review of the contested documents.

This Order was made without the objection and with the consent of the parties.

Dated this 20th day of July, 2009.

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SCOTT WHITTAKER, Chairman
State Records Committee