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2016 Regular Session



Public Information Act - Personnel and Investigatory Records - Formal Complaints Against Public Employees

Sponsored by:

Senator Muse


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Establishing that a person who has made a formal complaint against a governmental unit or an employee is a person in interest under the Public Information Act; establishing that records related to a formal complaint of job-related misconduct against a public employee are not personnel records under the Public Information Act; and authorizing a custodian to deny inspection of specified records connected with a complaint of job-related misconduct.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Muse, Benson, Brochin, Currie, Ferguson, Gladden, Kelley, Madaleno, McFadden, Raskin, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0402
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Regulations and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Public Information
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - General Provisions
(4-101, 4-311, 4-351)

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