CHRO: Freedom of Information Requests

Freedom of Information Requests

HOW DO I GET INFORMATION FROM MY CASE FILE?

If your case is closed, you must submit a request in writing to the Freedom of Information Officer in the Legal Division at 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT 06103 or by telephone to (860) 541-3426 to the FOI Secretary..

If your case is still open, the request should be made directly to the attorney or investigator who is handling the case.

I NEED GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT A SPECIFIC TYPE OF CASE. HOW DO I GET THAT?

You can request this information from the Freedom of Information Secretary in the Legal Division at 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT 06103. Examples of such requests may include statistics on the types of cases filed, or the number of cases filed against or by a specific business or individual.

CAN I GET A COPY OF SOMEONE ELSE’S CASE FILE?

Following the final disposition of a complaint, a non-party is entitled to view, or obtain a copy of the complaint, the final disposition, and ( where applicable) the settlement agreement. Parties are the Complainant, the Respondent and/or their attorneys on record with the Commission. If you require additional information from someone else’s file you must get signed permission (called a release) from one of the parties to the case.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST TO HAVE COPIES MADE?

The price for copying is fixed by the State of Connecticut. Current fees are $.25 per page for regular copies and $2.00 for copies of cassette tapes. In addition, certified copies of documents may be made at a cost of $1.00 for the first page of each such document and $.50 for each additional page.

CAN I FAX MY REQUEST FOR FOI INFORMATION?

You may fax your request for information on a closed case to the attention of the Freedom of Information Secretary at 860-241-4869. Please include a phone number and address where you can be reached should there be any questions. Confirmation of your request will be made via regular mail.

Requests for information about open cases should be sent directly to the attorney or investigator who is handling the case.

CAN I SEND MY REQUEST FOR FOI INFORMATION VIA EMAIL?

You may email requests or additional questions to us at the following address. Charles.Perry@ct.gov.

DO I NEED A SPECIFIC FORM TO OBTAIN INFORMATION UNDER FOI?

No, a specific form is not required. You must, however, be sure to include your address and telephone number on any request, as well as the case number and/or name if you are asking for information about a specific case.

HOW DO I GET GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE COMMISSION?

Requests for information about the Commission may be forwarded to the attention of CHRO Legal Division, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT 06103.

Information about legislation affecting the Commission, or its position on current legislative proposals should be directed to Darcy Jones, Legislative Liaison, Office of the Executive Director, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT 06103.

I AM A REPORTER AND I NEED INFORMATION QUICKLY

Media requests should be directed to Lena Ferguson, Legislative Liaison, Office of the Executive Director, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT 06103. You may call her at (860) 241-4866 or email Darcy.Jones@ct.gov.





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