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14.28.02.00.htm 14.28.02.00. Title 14 INDEPENDENT AGENCIES Subtitle 28 CANAL PLACE PRESERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Chapter 02 Public Information Requests Authority: Financial Institutions Article, §13-1008(4) State Government Article, §10-613; Annotated Code of Maryland
14.28.02.01.htm 14.28.02.01. 01 General.. These regulations set out the procedures for the filing of a request with the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority for the inspection or copying of records under State Government Article, 10-611-10-630, Annotated Code of Maryland. It is the policy of the Authority to facilitate public access to the records of the Authority, when this access is allowed by law, by minimizing costs and time delays to persons requesting information. In
14.28.02.02.htm 14.28.02.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Act" means State Government Article, §10-611―10-630, Annotated Code of Maryland.. 2) "Applicant" means any person requesting disclosure of public records.. 3) "Authority" means the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority.. 4) "Custodian" means the official custodian or another authorized individual who has physical custody and control of a public
14.28.02.03.htm 14.28.02.03. 03 Who May Request.. A person may request to inspect or copy any public record that is in the custody and control of the Authority and which, under the provisions of the Act, the Authority is required to make available to the public.
14.28.02.04.htm 14.28.02.04. 04 Necessity for Written Request.. A. The custodian may make public records available for inspection or copying, or both, by an applicant without a written request except as set forth below. Written requests shall be required in all instances when the public records requested may contain information relating to any of the following:1) Adoption records;. 2) Welfare records;. 3) Letters of reference;. 4) Circulation records;. 5) Gifts;. 6) Retirement records;. 7) Personnel records;.
14.28.02.05.htm 14.28.02.05. 05 Contents of Written Request.. A written request shall contain the applicant's name and address, be signed by the applicant, and reasonably identify by brief description the record sought.
14.28.02.06.htm 14.28.02.06. 06 Filing the Request.. A written request for a record in the custody and control of the Authority shall be addressed to the official custodian. The official custodian shall promptly direct the request to the custodian of the record.
14.28.02.07.htm 14.28.02.07. 07 Response to Request.. A. If the custodian decides to grant a written request for inspection, the custodian shall produce the record for inspection immediately or within a reasonable period, not to exceed 30 days from the date of receipt of the request when that period of time is needed to retrieve the information.B. If the custodian decides to deny the written request, the custodian shall do so within 30 days of receipt of the written request and immediately up
14.28.02.08.htm 14.28.02.08. 08 Notification of Persons Who May be Affected by Disclosure.. The custodian, unless prohibited by law, may notify a person who could be adversely affected by a disclosure of a record to the applicant who has made a request for inspection or copying of the record. The custodian may consider the views of the person before deciding whether to disclose the record to the applicant.
14.28.02.09.htm 14.28.02.09. 09 Records Destroyed or Lost.. If the requested record has been destroyed or lost, the custodian to whom the application is made shall notify the applicant of this fact within 10 working days of receipt of the request, and shall explain in the notice the reasons why the record cannot be produced.
14.28.02.10.htm 14.28.02.10. 10 Review of the Denial.. A. If the written request is denied by the custodian, the applicant may request an administrative hearing on the denial within 30 days after receipt of the notification of the written denial.B. If a hearing is requested by the applicant, the hearing shall be conducted by a hearing officer designated by the Executive Director and the hearing shall be governed by COMAR 14.28.05. After the hearing, the hearing officer shall prepare a recomm
14.28.02.11.htm 14.28.02.11. 11 Disclosure Against Public Interest.. If, in the opinion of the Executive Director, disclosure of any public record which is otherwise required to be disclosed under the Act would do substantial injury to the public interest, the Executive Director may temporarily deny the request in writing, and apply within 10 working days of the denial to the Allegany County Circuit Court for an order permitting the Executive Director to continue to deny or restrict the di
14.28.02.12.htm 14.28.02.12. 12 Fees.. A. The Authority may charge reasonable fees in accordance with the following fee schedule:. 1) Copies. The fee for each copy is 15 cents per page when reproduction can be made by a photocopy machine at the Authority's principal office. When records are not amenable to photocopying (for example, punch cards, magnetic tapes, blueprints and microfilm) the fee for reproducing the record will be based on the actual cost of reproduction.2) Certification of Copie
14.28.02.13.htm 14.28.02.13. 13 Time of Inspection.. An applicant may inspect any public record which the applicant is entitled to inspect during the normal working hours of the Authority.
14.28.02.14.htm 14.28.02.14. 14 Place of Inspection.. The place of inspection shall be the place where the document is located unless the custodian determines that another place of inspection is more suitable.
14.28.02.9999.htm 14.28.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: December 18, 1995 (22:25 Md. R. 1963).
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