Idaho Public Records Act Request Form

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Public Records Act Form


The Idaho Public Records Act allows citizens to request records within the State of Idaho. When requesting records, the requestor does not have to clarify their purposes, however, they cannot use the records to create calling or mailing lists. This is a template form for requesting public information in Idaho in accordance with the Idaho Public Records Act.

Name of State Act:

Public Records Act

  • Exemptions:

    40 Total Exemptions

  • Response Time:

    3 Business Days

  • Restrictions


Frequently Asked Questions about

Idaho Public Records Act Request Form

We have curated some of the most commonly asked questions for you.

Do charitable organizations (501c(3)) have to comply with the Idaho Open Meeting and Public Records Laws?

The Open Meeting and Public Record Laws apply only to governmental entities. Typically charitable organizations are private.

Generally nonprofit organizations are governed by their chartering documents and bylaws. Additionally, Title 30, Chapter 3 of the Idaho Code provides the legal foundation for Idaho nonprofits. Consult the chartering documents, bylaws and Idaho Code Title 30, Chapter 3 to determine the requirements of corporate records and meetings.

Do homeowners associations have to comply with the Idaho Open Meeting and Public Records Laws?

No. The Open Meeting and Public Record Laws apply only to governmental entities.Homeowners associations are private entities. Homeowners associations are generally governed by agreements between the members and the association and their bylaws. Members should consult their association documents and bylaws to determine the association rules for records and meetings.

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