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OAG FOIA Officer
Office of the Attorney General
500 S. 2nd Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701
Phone:
1-877-299-FOIA
(1-877-299-3642)
Fax: (217) 782-1396


Public Access Counselor
Office of the Attorney General
500 S. 2nd Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701
Phone:
1-877-299-FOIA
(1-877-299-3642)
Fax: (217) 782-1396


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2021 Binding PAC Opinions Index



  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 21-001 PDF document (Request for Review 2020 PAC 65160) (January 26, 2021)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Duty to Confer Before Denying Request as Unduly Burdensome
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 21-002 PDF document (Request for Review 2020 PAC 65525) (February 17, 2021)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Police Records Concerning Sexual Offenses Against Minors Allegedly Perpetrated by Adults
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 21-003 PDF document (Request for Review 2020 PAC 65927) (March 4, 2021)
    OPEN MEETINGS ACT: Improper Discussion of Matters under the Exception for Pending, Probable, or Imminent Litigation
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 21-004 PDF document (Request for Review 2021 PAC 66968) (May 24, 2021)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Correspondence Shared With a Third Party
    Who Represents Independent Interests Is Not Part of a Public Body's Deliberative Process
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 21-005 PDF document (Request for Review 2021 PAC 67100)(June 2, 2021)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Duty to Disclose Employee Attendance Records
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 21-006 PDF document (Request for Review 2021-PAC-S-0079)(July 7, 2021)
    OPEN MEETINGS ACT: Duty to Make Verbatim Recordings of Closed Sessions of Committee Meetings
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 21-007 PDF document (Request for Review 2021-PAC-S-0121)(July 27, 2021)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Names Not Exempt as Personal Information Absent Private or Confidential Circumstances that Outweigh Any Legitimate Public Interest in Disclosure
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 21-008 PDF document (Request for Review 2021-PAC-C-0090)(August 31, 2021)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Duty to Respond to FOIA Requests
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 21-009 PDF document (Request for Review 2021-PAC-C-0069)(September 21, 2021)
    OPEN MEETINGS ACT: Duty to Provide Opportunity for Public Comment in Open Session
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 21-010 PDF document (Request for Review 2021-PAC-C-0067)(October 12, 2021))
    OPEN MEETINGS ACT: Improper Discussion of Matters under the Exception for Pending, Probable, or Imminent Litigation