Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties (CMHA-CEI) is a public body required by law to comply with Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act, Public Act 442 of 1976, as revised (“FOIA”). It is the CMHA-CEI’s policy to comply with FOIA by granting eligible individuals access to CMHA-CEI’s public records, unless those records are exempt from disclosure by law. The following Policy and Procedure ensures uniformity in the CMHA-CEI’s practices and procedures in releasing public records, and the charging of fees to process a FOIA request. A Public Summary of FOIA Policy and Procedure is also included, providing a brief overview of these documents. A FOIA Fee Itemization Schedule – Exhibit A has additionally been provided to give people an idea of what cost is permissible, under FOIA, for CMHA-CEI to charge for the searching, redacting, and producing of public documents.
Public Summary of FOIA Policy and Procedure
Freedom of Information Act Policy
Freedom of Information Act Procedure
FOIA Fee Itemization Schedule - Exhibit A
FOIA Affidavit of Indigence Form - Exhibit B