Voluminous Request FOIA Law Takes Effect after General Assembly Overrides Veto

Public Act 98-1129 (previously House Bill 3796) provides relief to public bodies from FOIA requests that are deemed “voluminous” using standards set forth in the Act. The bill initially passed both houses of the Illinois General Assembly before being vetoed by the Governor on July 27, 2014. Earlier this month, however, both the House and [...]