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2018 House Bill 6582: Mandate open records requests disclose identity of requestor

Public Act 523 of 2018

Introduced by Rep. Jim Lilly (R) on December 4, 2018
To amend the Freedom of Information Act so it requires a person seeking government records to submit their complete name, address, and contact information. Corporation or governmental entities considered to be a “legal person” would have to include the name, address, and contact information of the entity’s agent.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on December 4, 2018
Reported in the House on December 12, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on December 13, 2018
Referred to the Senate Elections and Government Reform Committee on December 13, 2018
Reported in the Senate on December 21, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on December 21, 2018
Passed 97 to 10 in the House on December 21, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 27, 2018

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