San Andreas Sunshine Act of 2015 (MTA)

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This law was originally written by Bartman. Modifications were made to match a county government and errors were fixed during the porting over to Wiki by ThatGuy.

 

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Sunshine Act
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General Information
Short Title Sunshine Act
Long Title San Andreas Sunshine Act of 2015
Acronyms SSA
Enacted By San Andreas Congress
History
Introduced November 1st, 2015
Passed November 18th, 2015
Amendments None

Chapter I - Foreword[edit]

§ 101 - Enactment[edit]

(a) Involved agencies and government corporations are provided approximately 2 weeks from the enactment of this act to reach full compliance. All agencies must be in full compliance on December 2, 2015, or face fines/penalties.

Chapter II - General Provisions[edit]

(a) The Sunshine Law Act of 2015 establishes the following general provisions for all governmental agencies within the State of San Andreas, local or state:

(1) All agencies must disclose all pay information based upon position/rank, though personal details need not be released.
(2) All agencies are responsible to disclose their general monthly budget, and general monthly vehicle/equipment/other acquisitions.

Chapter III - Court Provisions[edit]

(a) The Sunshine Law Act of 2015 establishes the following requirements upon the Court System:

(b) The transcripts of all parole appeal hearings, civil hearings, appeals hearings, and criminal hearings be in the public domain excluding a valid motion to suppress the transcript is approved.

(c) Subpoenas and court motions are to be made public domain at the conclusion of the respective case.

Chapter IV - Local Government Provisions[edit]

(a) The Sunshine Law Act of 2015 establishes the following requirements upon Municipal Governments:

(1) The transcripts of all official city or county council, public city or county hall, and official city or county meetings be made public domain no later than (1) month after the event took place, excluding a valid motion to suppress filed before the court for public safety, privacy or other valid concerns.
(2) The entire general city or county budget (for the cities or counties respective departments) be kept in the public domain.

Chapter V - Law Enforcement Provisions[edit]

(a) The Sunshine Law Act of 2015 establishes the following requirements upon Law Enforcement Agencies:

(1) Criminal case files, ongoing, closed, or open are to remain private excluding a valid motion filed before a court to release them, or if the agency, a District Attorney, or the Attorney General releases it upon his/the departments own free will at the completion of the case.
(2) Arrest reports, excluding ones pertaining to ongoing criminal investigations, are to be kept in the public domain and accessible upon request to any citizen requesting an arrest report of any citizen, be it for a background check, media, or otherwise.
Internal Affairs investigations are to be made public domain to public viewing if requested by a private citizen or the media at the conclusion of the investigation.

Chapter VI - Emergency Services Provisions[edit]

(a) The Sunshine Law Act of 2015 establishes the following requirements upon Medical Professionals, Fire Departments, and Emergency Medical staff.

(b) In compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), all patient personal information is to remain completely private excluding a valid breach such as a criminal investigation with a court order.

(c) All fire incident reports are to stay in the public domain upon request by a private citizen or the media, excluding active criminal investigations by police or fire marshal. Personal patient information may be redacted unless ordered otherwise by a court order.