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Senate Bill No. 204

Public Act No. 08-120

AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO CERTAIN PUBLIC RECORDS.

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

Section 1. Section 1-217 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) No public agency may disclose, under the Freedom of Information Act, the residential address of any of the following persons:

(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;

(5) An attorney-at-law who is or has been employed by the Public Defender Services Division or a social worker who is employed by the Public Defender Services Division;

(6) An inspector employed by the Division of Criminal Justice;

(7) A firefighter;

(8) An employee of the Department of Children and Families;

(9) A member or employee of the Board of Pardons and Paroles;

(10) An employee of the judicial branch; [or]

(11) An employee of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services who provides direct care to patients; or

[(11)] (12) A member or employee of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.

(b) The business address of any person described in this section shall be subject to disclosure under section 1-210 of the 2008 supplement to the general statutes. The provisions of this section shall not apply to Department of Motor Vehicles records described in section 14-10 of the 2008 supplement to the general statutes.

Approved May 27, 2008