The other, allows security and structural plans for property that's owned or leased by a government agency to become public knowledge. Local school officials aren't happy about the change and say giving full disclosure to the public might compromise student safety.
"That's concerning to me in light of recent events in Newtown and other events that have happened across the country, that we are able to maintain some level of security related to how our buildings are put together," states Dr. C.J. Huff, Joplin Schools Superintendent.
State legislators could move to extend these exemptions, making these records private again in the upcoming legislative session which begins on January 9.