ENSURING OPEN AND HONEST GOVERNMENT

2012 Binding PAC Opinions Index



  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-001 PDF document (Request for Review 2011 PAC 16877) (January 9, 2012)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Classification as a recurrent requester under section 2(g) of FOIA.
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-002 PDF document (Request for Review 2011 PAC 16946) (January 11, 2012)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Under Section 3(d) of FOIA, Public Bodies Must Respond to a Request for Records Within Five Business Days After Receipt of the Request.
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-003 PDF document (Request for Review 2011 PAC 17006) (January 18, 2012)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Names of State University Students and Graduation Information Are Not Exempt from Disclosure under Sections 7(1)(a), 7(1)(b), or 7(1)(c).
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-004 PDF document (Request for Review 2011 PAC 17090) (January 26, 2012)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Requests for Records May Properly Be Submitted to a Public Body via Personal Delivery.
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-005 PDF document (Request for Review 2012 PAC 18205) (March 12, 2012)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Disclosure of Invoices for Legal Services.
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-006 PDF document (Request for Review 2011 PAC 18379) (March 16, 2012)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Disclosure of Records Pertaining to Arrests and Police Reports.
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-007 PDF document (Request for Review 2011 PAC 17813) (April 2, 2012)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Production of Records to the Public Access Counselor.
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-008 PDF document (Request for Review 2012 PAC 18008) (April 4, 2012)
    OPEN MEETINGS ACT: Meeting at Private Residence is Not Convenient and Open to the Public
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-009 PDF document (Request for Review 2012 PAC 18530) (May 25, 2012)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Disclosure of All Non-Exempt Portions of Requested Records
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-011 PDF document (Request for Review 2012 PAC 19265) (July 11, 2012)
    OPEN MEETINGS ACT: Improper Discussion in Closed Session of Budgetary Matters
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-012 PDF document (Request for Review 2012 PAC 19602) (August 14, 2012)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Disclosure of Records Relating to the Death of a Minor.
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-013 PDF document (Request for Review 2012 PAC 20863) (November 5, 2012)
    OPEN MEETINGS ACT: Improper Discussion of Proposed Ordinance in Closed Session; Requirement to Recite and Record Basis for Finding that Litigation is Probable or Imminent; Requirement to Record Closed Sessions; Taking Final Action at Closed Session Prohibited.
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-014 PDF document (Request for Review 2012 PAC 21157) (December 11, 2012)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Disclosure of Student Test Scores and the Illinois School Student Records Act.
  • PUBLIC ACCESS OPINION 12-015 PDF document (Request for Review 2012 PAC 21348) (December 21, 2012)
    FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT: Judicial Inquiry Board is Not a “Public Body” to which FOIA is Applicable.