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2017 House Bill 4148: Expand open records law to legislature
Introduced by Rep. Lee Chatfield (R) on February 2, 2017 To repeal a Freedom of Information Act provision establishing that a document subject to disclosure does not become exempt if an agency or department transfers it to the governor’s executive office. This is part of a package comprised of House Bills 4148 to 4157 that would extend the state’s open records law to the legislature, subject to a range of exceptions and exemptions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Michigan Competitiveness on February 2, 2017
Reported in the House on March 14, 2017 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 108 to 0 in the House on March 16, 2017.
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(same description)
To repeal a Freedom of Information Act provision establishing that a document subject to disclosure does not become exempt if an agency or department transfers it to the governor’s executive office. This is part of a package comprised of House Bills 4148 to 4157 that would extend the state’s open records law to the legislature, subject to a range of exceptions and exemptions.
Received in the Senate on March 21, 2017
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on March 21, 2017

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