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Substitute Senate Bill No. 634

PUBLIC ACT NO. 96-83

AN ACT CONCERNING FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT EXEMPTIONS FOR CERTAIN HAZARDOUS DUTY EMPLOYEES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Public act 95-163 is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

No state department, agency, board, council, commission or institution may disclose, under the freedom of information act, the residential address of (1) a federal court judge, federal court magistrate, judge of the superior court, appellate court or supreme court of the state, or family support magistrate, (2) a sworn member of a municipal police department or a sworn member of the division of state police within the department of public safety, (3) an employee of the department of correction, (4) an attorney-at-law who represents or has represented the state in a criminal prosecution, [or] (5) an attorney-at-law who is or has been employed by the public defender services division OR (6) AN INSPECTOR EMPLOYED BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, if such person submits a written request for such nondisclosure and furnishes his business address to the executive head of such department, agency, board, council, commission or institution. The business address of any person described in this section shall be subject to disclosure under section 1-19 of the general statutes AS AMENDED. The provisions of this section shall not apply to motor vehicle department records described in section 14-10 of the general statutes.

Sec. 2. Subsection (b) of section 7-314 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(b) [Any operational meeting of active members] THE RECORDS AND MEETINGS of a volunteer fire department WHICH IS ESTABLISHED BY MUNICIPAL CHARTER OR CONSTITUTED AS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CONNECTICUT CORPORATION shall not be subject to the provisions of sections 1-15, 1-18a, 1-19 to 1-19b, inclusive, and 1-21 to 1-21k, inclusive IF SUCH RECORDS AND MEETINGS CONCERN FRATERNAL OR SOCIAL MATTERS. RECORDS AND MEETINGS CONCERNING MATTERS OF PUBLIC SAFETY, EXPENDITURES OF PUBLIC FUNDS OR OTHER PUBLIC BUSINESS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE UNDER SAID SECTIONS.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect from its passage, except that section 1 shall take effect October 1, 1996.

Approved May 8, 1996. Effective as provided in section 3.

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