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Public Records Request Fee Schedule

Idaho Code §74-102 authorizes the Department to establish fees to recover actual costs associated with locating and copying documents in responding to a public records request (PRR). Except for fees that are authorized or prescribed under other provisions of Idaho law, no fee shall be charged for the first two (2) hours of labor in responding to a PRR or for copying the first one hundred (100) pages of public records requested. The Department has established fees to recover the actual costs associated with locating and copying documents if:

Pursuant to Idaho Code §74-102, the Department established the following Public Records Request Fee Schedule:

Idaho Code Reference Type of Work Involved Charges
74-102(10)(a) Photocopying less than 100 pages on standard 8 ½ x 11 paper where no redacting of confidential information is required. No charge
74-102 (10)(c),(e) Photocopying on paper other than standard 8 ½ x 11 paper (e.g. blueprints, maps, etc.) Actual copying cost & labor rate to be determined at time request is submitted if applicable.
74-102 (10)(b),(c),(e) Photocopying more than 100 pages on standard 8 ½ x 11 paper .10 per page (black & white) $.50 per page (color) & labor rate to be determined at time request is submitted, if applicable
74-102 (10)(c) Retrieval of archived information Out of pocket cost & labor rate to be determined at time request is submitted, if applicable
74-102 (10)(b),(c),(e) Request includes records from which non-public information must be redacted $.10 per page (black & white) & labor rate to be determined at time request is submitted, if applicable
74-102 (10)(b),(c),(e) Where actual labor associated with locating and photocopying/printing hard copy and/or electronic documents equals or exceeds two (2) person hours $.10 per page (black & white) & labor rate to be determined at time request is submitted, if applicable
74-102 (10)(c) Where the Department incurs out of pocket costs required for providing the requested records Actual out of pocket cost
74-102 (10)(d)(ii) Where the Department has a standard charge for selling information in the form of a publication Standard cost for selling information in the form of the publication
74-102 (10)(d),(i) Transfer of documentation in the form of computer tapes, discs, microfilm, or similar record media Actual copying cost & labor rate to be determined at time request is submitted, if applicable
74-102 (10)(c) Where copies of records are mailed or shipped Actual cost if greater than $5