I don’t think those words mean what they think they mean. “Official duty” and “personal property” generally are opposites, but the U.S. House this month defined them to be the same.
“(b) Records created, generated, or received by the congressional office of a Member, Delegate, or the Resident Commissioner in the performance of official duties are exclusively the personal property of the individual Member, Delegate, or the Resident Commissioner and such Member, Delegate, or Resident Commissioner has control over such records.”.
Privatizing official records of Congress; what will they think of next? This is the opposite of a sunshine law. Maybe a solar eclipse rule?
This discovery owed to Pastor Lindsey Williams of Virginia.
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