Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Chapter 165

S.P. 206 - L.D. 546

An Act To Ensure Access to Public Information

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 5 MRSA 1985 is enacted to read:

1985. Response to requests for public records

Each agency that collects and uses data or information is responsible for responding to requests for public data or information hosted on state-owned computer devices. The office shall assist the agency in searching for and identifying all data and information stored within the office and in retrieving and compiling the data and information.

Effective September 12, 2009

Office of the Revisor of Statutes
State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333