Reasons For Denial
Although every attempt will be made to provide the information requested, it is not always possible to fulfill the request. There are a number of reasons that a request may be denied:
- The records custodian requested the request be presented in person and in writing.
- The specific record that was requested does not exist.
- The request was unclear and should be submitted with more detail.
- The record that was requested is closed to protect an important privacy interest. (See the list of exceptions to the Kansas Open Record Act at K.S.A.)
The Kansas Open Records Act governs most records maintained by cities, counties, school districts, state agencies, and other public agencies. This agency is only required to provide public records that already exist. KORA does not require an agency to create a record upon request. KORA does not require an agency to interpret or analyze records, or to prepare custom reports.