The Kentucky Attorney General issued the following open records decisions last week:
1. 22-ORD-151 (In re: Randy Bayers/Louisville Metro Safe)
Summary: Louisville Metro Safe violated the Open Records Act when it redacted the names of 911 callers who reported a specific incident. However, Metro did not violate the Act when it redacted the phone numbers of those callers under KRS 61.878(1)(a).
2. 22-ORD-152 (In re: Damon Green/Kenton County Circuit Court Clerk)
Summary: The Open Records Act does not apply to records of the Kenton County Circuit Court Clerk.
3. 22-ORD-153 (In re: Gerardo Rodriguez/Kentucky State Penitentiary)
Summary: The Kentucky State Penitentiary did not violate the Open Records Act when it denied a request for a record that does not exist within its possession.
4. 22-ORD-154 (In re: Bradford McClain/Cabinet for Health and Family Services)
Summary: The Cabinet for Health and Family Services violated the Open Records Act when it failed to respond to a request under the Act within five business days. The Office cannot resolve factual disputes about whether all records responsive to a request have been provided.