Public Access Opinion 10-001

Providing copies

Freedom of Information Act - FOIA
Case: Public Access Opinion 10-001
Date: Monday, March 29, 2010

A public body referred a FOIA requester to a responsive document without making the requested copy, stating that the document was available for inspection and review. This was not a sufficient response to the FOIA request, which requested a copy. FOIA requires public bodies to provide a copy on request.