An Act To Require That the Terms of a Settlement to Which a Governmental Entity is a Party Be Made Available to the Public
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 14 MRSA §8109, sub-§5 is enacted to read:
5. Settlement agreement public record. Except for information that is designated confidential by statute or that is not a public record under Title 1, section 402, subsection 3, a settlement agreement entered into by a governmental entity under this section, including a payment by an insurer of the governmental entity, is a public record.
Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 129th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.