2018 Regular Session
To: Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
By: Senator(s) Blackwell
AN ACT TO CREATE SECTION 25-61-11.2, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO EXEMPT FROM THE PUBLIC RECORDS ACT CERTAIN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY-RELATED INFORMATION THAT, IF DISCLOSED, COULD ALLOW UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO THE STATE'S IT ASSETS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following shall be codified as Section 25-61-11.2, Mississippi Code of 1972:
25-61-11.2. Information technology (IT) infrastructure details, including network architecture, schematics, and IT system designs, source code, detailed hardware and software inventories, security plans, vulnerability reports, security risk assessment details, security compliance reports, authentication credentials, security policies and processes, security incident reports and any other IT information that, if disclosed, could allow unauthorized access to the state's IT assets shall be exempt from the Mississippi Public Records Act of 1983.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2018.