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104 Pa. Code § 7.1. Definitions.

§ 7.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Appeals Officer—The Secretary of the Senate, 462 Main Capitol Building, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120, under section 503(c)(2)(i) of the RTKL (65 P.S. §  67.503(c)(2)(i)), for appeals from determinations of the Open Records Officer.

   Bureau—The Legislative Reference Bureau.

   Mass request—A number of requests under the RTKL to which all of the following apply:

     (i)   Each request is for the same Senatorial record.

     (ii)   The number greatly exceeds the average daily volume of requests and burdens the normal operations of the Office of the Chief Clerk.

     (iii)   The requests are substantially identical in format and language.

     (iv)   The Open Records Officer is able to trace the requests to a common source.

   Office of Open Records—The office established in the Department of Community and Economic Development under section 1310 of the RTKL (65 P.S. §  67.1310).

   Open Records Officer—The Chief Clerk of the Senate, 104 North Office Building, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120, responsible for access to the information of the Senate of Pennsylvania under section 502(a)(2) of the RTKL (65 P.S. §  67.502(a)(2)).

   RTKL—The Right-to-Know Law (65 P.S. § §  67.101—67.3104).

   Requester—A person that makes a request for information from the Senate of Pennsylvania under the RTKL.


   The provisions of this §  7.1 amended March 30, 2018, effective March 31, 2018, 48 Pa.B. 1833. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (340165).

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