Texas HB 1181 (Office of the Governor)

Samantha Cole filed this request with the Office of the Governor of Texas.

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Multi Request Texas HB 1181
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From: Samantha Cole

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Public reports state that Texas passed HB 1181.

1) All instructional materials, presentations and presentation materials (including recorded video and audio, PowerPoint files, prepared remarks, and slides formats), and other guidance on the legal basis and enforcement of HB 1181. This includes A) any notes taken during meetings that discussed the legislation, B) any explanations (whether internally or externally generated) of how the legislation works or will be enforced, and C) any other document that has been used to help explain the legislation, including internal documentation, public relations materials, and executive summaries.

2) A copy of any privacy impact assessments, use policies, standard operating procedures, data retention policies, legal opinions or analysis, warranties, non-disclosure agreements, contracts, liability waivers, insurance agreements, Requests for Proposals, Responses to Requests for Proposal, Memorandums of Understanding, Letters of Interest, regarding the legislation.

3) Any digital communications including but not limited to emails and text messages) as well as documents, (including but not limited to PDF, word processing, excel, and slide documents) that mention HB 1181, online porn, sex trafficking, pornhub, or age verification.

4) Any law enforcement records relating to the enforcement of HB 1181, including case and arrest records.

5) Any proposals, contracts, or other documentation relating to acceptable age verification software

6) Any emails, presentations, or other communications with employees of Mindgeek (@mindgeek.com) and/or PornHub (@pornhub.com)

Please search for documents created or shared between January 1, 2022 and the time this request is processed.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. It will be used in the course of reporting for journalistic purposes.

Samantha Cole

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Samantha Cole

From: Office of the Governor

Thank you for your email. We have searched our files and are unable to locate any record of the OOG receiving a request for information via email on August 31, 2023. If you still seek information, please respond to this communication and confirm the information you seek is detailed below, or if you would like to modify your request. Upon receipt of your response, we will begin searching our files for any responsive information the OOG may maintain.

Your clarification of this request does not preclude you from making future requests for additional information. After we receive your response, we can begin a search of our records for the information you are seeking. If the OOG does not receive a response from you by the 61st day after the date this email is sent, your request will be considered withdrawn. See Gov’t Code § 552.222(d), (g). The withdrawal of your request does not preclude you from requesting the same or other information in the future. You can reach us at publicrecords@gov.texas.gov<mailto:publicrecords@gov.texas.gov> with any questions.
Thank you,

Open Records
Office of Governor Greg Abbott


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