National Freedom of Information Coalition
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State Supreme Court sends MCCA question back to appeals

The Michigan Court of Appeals will be asked to reconsider whether the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association is a public body subject to the state's Freedom of Information Act.

At issue are two apparently conflicting sections of state law. The State Insurance Code regulating the MCCA, which sets the fees paid by motorists for the state's Catastrophic Claims Fund, exempts records from public disclosure. However, lawmakers never added that exemption to the state's Freedom of Information Act. Continue…

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