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Final Decision FIC2013-436
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Troy Artis,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2013-436
Karl Lewis, Director of Offender
Classification and Population
Management, State of Connecticut,
Department of Correction; and State of
Connecticut Department of Correction,
     Respondents
February 11, 2014

     The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on December 20, 2013, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared, stipulated to certain facts and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.  The complainant, who is incarcerated, appeared via teleconference, pursuant to the January 2004 memorandum of understanding between the Commission and the Department of Correction.  See Docket No. CV 03-0826293, Anthony Sinchak v. FOIC et al, Superior Court, J.D. of Hartford at Hartford, Corrected Order dated January 27, 2004 (Sheldon, J.).
     Based upon the testimony of the respondents’ witness concerning the nonexistence of the records sought, the complainant indicated that he wished to withdraw his complaint in the above captioned matter.

     The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:
     1.  Based on the withdrawal of the complaint, the complaint is dismissed.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of February 11, 2014.
__________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-180(c), G.S., THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF EACH PARTY AND THE MOST RECENT MAILING ADDRESS, PROVIDED TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION, OF THE PARTIES OR THEIR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE.
THE PARTIES TO THIS CONTESTED CASE ARE:
Troy Artis # 154149
Cheshire Correctional Institution
900 Highland Avenue
Cheshire, CT  06410
Karl Lewis, Director of Offender Classification and Population
Management, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction;
and State of Connecticut Department of Correction
c/o James Neil, Esq.
State of Connecticut,
Department of Correction
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT  06189
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

FIC/2013-436/FD/cac/2/11/2014