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Maryland Public Information Act

PIA public security exemption report

Access to Government Records Under the Maryland Public Information Act
An brief overview of the Public Information Act intended for the general public.

Maryland Public Information Act Manual (12th Ed.) (October 2011)
A resource for both government officials seeking to meet their responsibilities under the Act and members of the press and public seeking access to information.

Chapter Content Revised date
Overview Preface and Table of Contents October 2011
Chapter 1 Scope and Agency Responsibilities October 2011
Chapter 2 Right of Access to Records October 2011
Chapter 3 Exceptions to Disclosure October 2011
Chapter 4 Request Procedures October 2011
Chapter 5 Administrative and Judicial Review October 2011
Chapter 6 Copies October 2011
Chapter 7 Fees October 2011
Chapter 8 Remedies October 2011
Chapter 9 Research Access October 2011
Chapter 10 The Right to Correction or Amendment of Public Records October 2011
Chapter 11 Restrictions on the Creation and Collection of Personal Records October 2011
Appendix “A” Sample Request Letter October 2011
Appendix “B” Sample Denial Letter October 2011
Appendix “C”

Annotated Code of Maryland, State Government Article 10-611-630

October 2011
Appendix “D” Model Regulations on Public Information Act October 2011
Appendix “E” Opinions of the Attorney General on the Maryland Public Information Act October 2011
Appendix “F” Responding to Requests Under the Maryland Public Information Act:  A Suggested Process October 2011
Appendix “G” Access to Government Records Under the Maryland Public Information Act October 2011
Index Index October 2011

Correspondence Referenced in the PIA Manual can be found here.

Updates to the Manual are made online, and revision dates are posted above.

 
 

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