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2017 House Bill 4156: Expand open records law to legislature
Introduced by Rep. Donna Lasinski (D) on February 2, 2017 To give the Legislative Council appointed by House and Senate majority and minority leaders the duty of responding to denials of a Freedom of Information Act records request by the open records law coordinators designated by the House or Senate. Under House Bill 4155 the council’s authority in cases of an improper denial would be limited to recommending the House or Senate discipline their leaders.   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 give the Legislative Council appointed by House and Senate majority and minority leaders the duty of responding to denials of a Freedom of Information Act records request by the open records law coordinators designated by the House or Senate. Under House Bill 4155 the council’s authority in cases of an improper denial would be limited to recommending the House or Senate discipline their leaders.
Received in the Senate on March 21, 2017
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on March 21, 2017

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