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Final Decision FIC2015-686
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Albert Farah,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2015-686
Commissioner, State of Connecticut,
Department of Emergency Services and
Public Protection; State of Connecticut,
Department of Emergency Services and
Public Protection; Commissioner, State of
Connecticut, Department of Correction; and
State of Connecticut, Department of
Correction,
     Respondents
June 8, 2016

     The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on April 12, 2016, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared.  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.).
     After the hearing was opened, but before evidence was heard, the complainant withdrew his complaint. 
     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 June 8, 2016.
__________________________
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:
Albert Farah #228922
Garner Correctional Institution
50 Nunnawauk Road
Newtown, CT  06470
Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of
Emergency Services and Public Protection;  State of
Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and
Public Protection;
c/o Terrence M. O’Neill, Esq.
Assistant Attorney General
State of Connecticut,
Office of the Attorney General
110 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT  06105
Commissioner, State of Connecticut,
Department of Correction; and State of Connecticut,
Department of Correction
c/o James Neil, Esq.
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT  06109

____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2015-686/FD/cac/6/8/2016