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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barron


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Establishing that a person who has made a formal complaint against a governmental unit or an employee of a governmental unit 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:Delegates Barron, Smith, Sydnor, Angel, Moon, and Pena-Melnyk
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0671
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Health and Government Operations  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
(4-311, 4-351)

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October 24, 2017 4:59 P.M.