Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 1221
Session Year 2023
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF VIOLATIONS OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.

To increase the maximum penalty for certain violations of the Freedom of Information Act to ten thousand dollars, to permit the Freedom of Information Commission to seek judicial relief for certain public agency misconduct and to require public agencies to post information about open requests.

Introduced by:
Government Administration and Elections Committee

 New today  2-4 days old  5 days & older

Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 6/28/2023Signed by the Governor
 6/28/2023Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 6/28/2023Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/27/2023(LCO)Public Act 23-200
 6/7/2023In Concurrence
 6/7/2023House Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 6/7/2023House Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A
 6/3/2023House Calendar Number 635
 6/3/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 6/2/2023Rules Suspended, Transmitted to the House
 6/2/2023Senate Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 6/2/2023Senate Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A 9492
 5/23/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/23/2023No New File by Committee on Judiciary
 5/23/2023(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/23/2023(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/23/2023(JUD)Joint Favorable
 5/18/2023Referred by Senate to Committee on Judiciary
 4/12/2023(LCO)File Number 525
 4/12/2023Senate Calendar Number 321
 4/12/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/12/2023(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/4/2023(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/11/23 5:00 PM
 3/27/2023(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/24/2023(GAE)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/16/2023Public Hearing 03/20
 3/15/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections

Co-sponsors of SB-1221

Rep. Christopher Rosario, 128th Dist.
Rep. Bob Godfrey, 110th Dist.
Rep. Matt Blumenthal, 147th Dist.

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