Michigan FOIA Water Security Information Policy

Freedom of Information Act


15.243: Exemptions from disclosure; public body as school district or public school academy; withholding of information required by law or in possession of executive office.

Section 13
(1) A public body may exempt from disclosure as a public record under this act any of the following:


(y) Records or information of measures designed to protect the security or safety of persons or property, whether public or private, including, but not limited to, building, public works, and public water supply designs to the extent that those designs relate to the ongoing security measures of a public body, capabilities and plans for responding to a violation of the Michigan anti-terrorism act, chapter LXXXIII-A of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.543a to 750.543z, emergency response plans, risk planning documents, threat assessments, and domestic preparedness strategies, unless disclosure would not impair a public body's ability to protect the security or safety of persons or property or unless the public interest in disclosure outweighs the public interest in nondisclosure in the particular instance.