FARM PRODUCE INSURANCE ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 198 of 2003
285.318 Conduct of business at public meetings; public notice; disclosure of information.
(1) The board shall conduct its business at public meetings held in compliance with the open meetings act, 1976 PA 267, MCL 15.261 to 15.275, and shall give public notice of a time, date, and place of any meeting in the manner required by that act.
(2) Subject to section 7(12), any information submitted to the board by any person that is not related to the amount of a claim is confidential and is not subject to the disclosure requirements of the freedom of information act, 1976 PA 442, MCL 15.231 to 15.246, except that disclosure of that information may be made in any of the following circumstances:
(a) With the written consent of the person that submitted the information.
(b) Pursuant to a court proceeding.
(c) The disclosure is made to the director or an agent or employee of the department.
(d) The disclosure is made to an agent or employee of a state or the federal government authorized by law to see or review the information.
(e) The information is disclosed in the form of an information summary or profile, or as part of a statistical study that includes data on more than 1 person, that does not identify the person to whom any specific information applies.
(f) The information sought relates solely to the amount of 1 or more claims paid from the fund.
History: 2003, Act 198, Imd. Eff. Nov. 10, 2003
Am. 2012, Act 149, Imd. Eff. May 30, 2012
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