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Act 442 of 1976
- FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (15.231 - 15.246)
***** 15.232.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE JUNE 17, 2018 *****
***** 15.232 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE JUNE 17, 2018: See 15.232.amended *****
Section 15.233 ‑
Public 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 15.234 ‑
Fee; limitation on total fee; labor costs; establishment of procedures and guidelines; creation of written public summary; detailed itemization; availability of information on website; notification to requester; deposit; failure to respond in timely manner; increased estimated fee deposit; deposit as fee.
Section 15.235 ‑
Request 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; law enforcement records management system.
Section 15.240 ‑
Options by requesting person; appeal; actions by public body; receipt of written appeal; judicial review; civil action; 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 15.240a ‑
Fee in excess of amount permitted under procedures and guidelines or MCL 15.234.
Section 15.241 ‑
Matters required to be published and made available by state agency; form of publications; effect of matter not published and made available; exception; action to compel compliance by state agency; order; attorneys' fees, costs, and disbursements; jurisdiction; definitions.
Section 15.243 ‑
Exemptions from disclosure; public body as school district or public school academy; withholding of information required by law or in possession of executive office.
Section 15.243.amended ‑
Exemptions from disclosure; public body as school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy; withholding of information required by law or in possession of executive office.
Section 15.243a ‑
Salary records of employee or other official of institution of higher education, school district, intermediate school district, or community college available to public on request.
Section 15.244 ‑
Separation of exempt and nonexempt material; design of public record; description of material exempted.