INTERSTATE LAW ENFORCEMENT INTELLIGENCE ORGANIZATIONS (EXCERPT)
Act 201 of 1980
As used in this act:
(a) “File” means all information about an individual recorded and retained by a law enforcement intelligence organization regardless of how the information is stored.
(b) “Freedom of information act” means an act which provides that members of the public have a right to inspect and copy certain records of governmental agencies, which for this state is Act No. 442 of the Public Acts of 1976, as amended, being sections 15.231 to 15.246 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
(c) “Individual” means a natural person or a parent or guardian of a natural person who is less than 18 years of age, unless the person who is less than 18 years of age indicates otherwise.
(d) “Interstate law enforcement intelligence organization” means any intelligence gathering organization whose purpose is to promote the gathering, recording, and interstate exchange of confidential information not available through regular police channels and which provides a central clearinghouse for information dissemination to its membership. Interstate law enforcement intelligence organization includes, but is not limited to, the intelligence gathering organization registered as a charitable trust in the state of California with its principal offices located in Sacramento, California.
(e) “Law enforcement agency” means a state or local police department, a sheriff's department, a county prosecutor's office, the department of attorney general, or any other department or agency which enforces the laws of this state or the ordinances of a county, township, city, or village.
History: 1980, Act 201, Imd. Eff. July 18, 1980
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