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2021 House Bill 4386: Expand open records law to governor’s office
Introduced by Rep. Abraham Aiyash D-Hamtramck and Rep. Tyrone Carter D-Detroit on March 2, 2021
To repeal the exemption in the state Freedom of Information Act for records held by the governor and lieutenant governor’s offices and staff, subject to a broad range of exceptions. These include records related to gubernatorial appointments; sanctions on judges; pardons, reprieves and commutations; executive budget preparations; deficit-related spending cuts; the annual state-of-the-state address; records subject to executive privilege; communications with constituents; and information related to security, employee personal information and more.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Oversight Committee on March 2, 2021
Reported in the House on March 11, 2021
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on March 23, 2021
Referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on March 23, 2021