Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 339

H.P. 52 - L.D. 59

An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Confidentiality of Correctional Facility Plans

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

Sec. 1. 1 MRSA 402, sub-3, N, as amended by PL 2005, c. 381, 2, is further amended to read:

N.Social security numbers in the possession of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife; and

Sec. 2. 1 MRSA 402, sub-3, O, as amended by PL 2007, c. 597, 1, is further amended to read:

O.Personal contact information concerning public employees, except when that information is public pursuant to other law. For the purposes of this paragraph:

(1) "Personal contact information" means home address, home telephone number, home facsimile number, home e-mail address and personal cellular telephone number and personal pager number; and

(2) "Public employee" means an employee as defined in Title 14, section 8102, subsection 1, except that "public employee" does not include elected officials . ; and

Sec. 3. 1 MRSA 402, sub-3, P is enacted to read:

P. Security plans, staffing plans, security procedures, architectural drawings or risk assessments prepared for emergency events that are prepared for or by or kept in the custody of the Department of Corrections or a county jail if there is a reasonable possibility that public release or inspection of the records would endanger the life or physical safety of any individual or disclose security plans and procedures not generally known by the general public. Information contained in records covered by this paragraph may be disclosed to state and county officials if necessary to carry out the duties of the officials, the Department of Corrections or members of the State Board of Corrections under conditions that protect the information from further disclosure.

Effective September 12, 2009

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