LD 303 (subjects: FREEDOM OF ACCESS , RECORD CONFIDENTIALITY )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=303&PID=1456&snum=127
Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support
- Rep. Karen Vachon of Scarborough: (R – District 29) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Dale Crafts of Lisbon: (R – District 56) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Craig Hickman of Winthrop: (D – District 81) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Beth Turner of Burlington: (R – District 141) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Sen. Michael Willette of Aroostook: (R – District 2) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. Thomas Saviello of Franklin: (R – District 17) — e-mail
Sen. Nathan Libby of Androscoggin: (D – District 21) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Sen. Catherine Breen of Cumberland: (D – District 25) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. David Woodsome of York: (R – District 33) — e-mail | Facebook
|2/10/2015||Senate||Committee on JUDICIARY
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Burns of Washington REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
|2/10/2015||House||Bill REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|3/25/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Improve Communications Regarding Executive Sessions
Sec. 1. 5 MRSA 7070-B is enacted to read:
7070-B. Executive session; waiver of confidentiality
Notwithstanding any provision of sections 7070 and 7070-A to the contrary, records and information related to an executive session regarding a particular employee that would otherwise be confidential are public if that employee publicly discloses information about the matter discussed in the executive session, but only as such records and information relate directly to that employee.
Sec. 2. 30-A MRSA 503, sub- 4 is enacted to read:
Sec. 3. 30-A MRSA 2702, sub- 4 is enacted to read:
This bill allows public disclosure of otherwise confidential records and information related to an executive session regarding a public employee when that employee publicly discloses information about the matter discussed in that executive session. This bill applies to records and information held by the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Human Resources for an employee of the executive or legislative branch, as well as records and information held by a county or municipality.
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This information about LD 303 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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