Freedom of Information Act

Public Summary of FOIA Policy and Procedures

It is the public policy of this state that all persons (except those persons incarcerated in state or local correctional facilities) are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts of those who represent them as public officials and public employees.

The people shall be informed so that they may fully participate in the democratic process.

Consistent with the Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Public Act 442 of 1976, Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health provides a Written Public Summary of Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health FOIA Policy and Procedures relevant to the general public.

This is only a summary of Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health’s FOIA Policy and Procedures. For more details and information, copies of Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health’s FOIA Policy and Procedures are available at no charge at any Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health office and on Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health’s website by choosing the links below.

Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health Policies and Procedures

FOIA Request for Public Records Form

Notice to Extend Response Time for FOIA Request Form

Notice of Denial of FOIA Request Form

FOIA Appeal Form-To Appeal Denial of Records

Freedom of Information Act Request Detailed Cost Itemization

FOIA Appeal Form-To Appeal an Excess Fee

Freedom of Information Act (Excerpt) – Public Act 442 of 1976

Freedom of Information Act (Full Text)