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Michigan Legislature
Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 446 of 2014
House: Adjourned until Tuesday, February 3, 2015 1:30:00 PM
Senate: Adjourned until Tuesday, February 3, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Michigan Legislature

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Freedom of Information Act, PA 442 of 1976

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Section 15.231SectionShort title; public policy.
Section 15.232SectionDefinitions.
Section 15.233SectionPublic records; right to inspect, copy, or receive; subscriptions; forwarding requests; file; inspection and examination; memoranda or abstracts; rules; compilation, summary, or report of information; creation of new public record; certified copies.
Section 15.234SectionFee; waiver or reduction; affidavit; deposit; calculation of costs; limitation; provisions inapplicable to certain public records.
Section 15.235SectionRequest to inspect or receive copy of public record; response to request; failure to respond; damages; contents of notice denying request; signing notice of denial; notice extending period of response; action by requesting person.
Section 15.236SectionFOIA coordinator.
Section 15.240SectionOptions by requesting person; appeal; orders; venue; de novo proceeding; burden of proof; private view of public record; contempt; assignment of action or appeal for hearing, trial, or argument; attorneys' fees, costs, and disbursements; assessment of award; damages.
Section 15.241SectionMatters required to be published and made available by state agencies; form of publications; effect on person of matter not published and made available; exception; action to compel compliance by state agency; order; attorneys' fees, costs, and disbursements; jurisdiction; definitions.
Section 15.243SectionExemptions from disclosure; public body as school district or public school academy; withholding of information required by law or in possession of executive office.
Section 15.244SectionSeparation of exempt and nonexempt material; design of public record; description of material exempted.
Section 15.245SectionRepeal of MCL 24.221, 24.222, and 24.223.
Section 15.246SectionEffective date.