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State Public Records Laws

185 US State Public Records Laws Resources To Consider For Web & Social Media Archiving

Find specific Laws, guidelines and rules for each US State regarding archiving of online content such as websites and social media.
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Alabama

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Alabama Open Records and Sunshine Law

Alaska

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Alaska Public Records Law

Arizona

Arizona Public Records Legislature 
Arizona Public Records Handbook
Public Records Law
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

Arkansas

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Arkansas Freedom of Information Act
Open Government Guide

California

California State Public Records Act
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide
OC Social Media Policy

Colorado

Colorado Open Records Act
Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition WhitePaper
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

Connecticut

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Connecticut Freedom of Information Act
Open Government Guide

Delaware

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Delaware Freedom of Information Act
Open Government Guide
Delaware Social Media Policy 

Florida

Florida Public Records Law (Sunshine law) 
“Government in the Sunshine” Public Records Manual
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

Georgia

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Georgia Sunshine Laws Guidelines
Open Government Guide

Hawaii

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Sunshine Law
Additional Guidance
UIPA Open Records Guide
Open Government Guide

Idaho

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Idaho Public Records Law Guidelines
Open Government Guide

Illinois

Illinois Freedom of Information Act
Public Access to Electronic Records Guidelines
Safeguarding Public Records
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

Indiana

Indiana Access to Public Records
Open Government Guide
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies

Iowa

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide
Iowa Examination of Public Records

Kansas

General NARA Guidlines SM, Fed Bodies
Kansas Open Records Act
Kansas Open Government Guide

Kentucky

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide
Kentucky Open Meetings & Open Records (Statutes & Q&A)
Kentucky Open Records Law
Duty under the Law

Louisiana

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Records Management, Report
Preservation of Records
Open Government Guide
Public Records Law

Maine

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide
Freedom of Access to Info

Maryland

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Maryland Public Information Act
Open Government Guide

Massachusetts

Mass Public Records Law
Mass Electronic Records Guidlines
Open Government Guide
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies

Michigan

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Michigan Freedom of Information Act
Open Government Guide

Minnesota

General NARA Guidlines SM, Fed Bodies
Access to Government Data
Open Government Guide

Mississippi

General NARA Guidlines SM, Fed Bodies
Public Records Act
Open Government Guide

Missouri

Missouri Sunshine Law
Guidelines for creating Agency Social Media Policy
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

Montana

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

Nebraska

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Nebraska Public Records
Open Government Guide

Nevada

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Nevada Public Records
Open Government Guide

New Hampshire

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Access to Gov records & Meetings
Open Government Guide

New Jersey

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Public Records Act
Open Government Guide

New Mexico

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

New York

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide
NYC Social Media Policy
NYC Dep of Education Social Media Policy
NY Bar Social Media Ethics Policy

North Carolina

NC Public Records Law
NC Social Media Best Practices
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

North Dakota

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Duties Records Meetings
Open Government Guide

Ohio

Ohio Documents, Records, Reports Leg
Ohio Records Management Committee – Electronic Records
Availability of Public Records
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Open Records
Oklahoma Social Networking and Social Media Policy
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

Oregon

Oregon Public Records Leg
AG Public Records & Meetings Manual
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

Pennsylvania

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Pennsylvania Right to Know law
Pennsylvania Sunshine Act
Open Government Guide

Rhode Island

Access to Public Records
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

South Carolina

SC Freedom of Information Act
SC Open Gov
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

South Dakota

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Public Records
Status of Open Government
Open Government Guide

Tennessee

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Tennessee Open Records Act
Tennessee Open Gov Requirements/ Guide
Open Government Guide

Texas

Texas Open Government Public Information
Texas Open Government Ethics
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide
Houston, TX Social Media Policy

Utah

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

Vermont

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies Vermont Access to Public Records
Open Government Guide

Virginia

Virginia Public Records Act
Virgina Records Management and Social Networking
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide
Hampton, VA Social Media Policy
Fairfax, VA Facebook Comment Policy

Washington

Main State Legislation Chapter 40.14 RCW
Open Government Guidelines
Social Media Best Practices for State
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Seattle Social Media Policy

West Virginia

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Freedom of Information Public Records
Open Government Guide

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Public Records Law
Wisconsin Public Records Presentation
General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Open Government Guide

Wyoming

General NARA Social Media Guidelines for Federal Bodies
Public Records
Open Government Guide