NOTICE: Due to public health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic as well as Governor Lamont’s Executive Order requiring all non-essential employees to work from home, staff of the Freedom of Information Commission will not be present at the Commission's office beginning March 24, 2020 and will telework in accordance with the Governor’s Order. Commission staff will make every effort to continue agency operations to the greatest extent practicable under the circumstances and will retrieve and respond to voice mail and email communications. Please feel free to contact the Commission at 860-566-5682 or by email at: foi@ct.gov. CONTESTED CASE HEARINGS scheduled through May 1, 2020 are POSTPONED. The REGULAR MEETINGS of the FOI Commission scheduled for March 25, 2020, April 7, 2020 and April 22, 2020 are CANCELED.

Sec. 1-214a.  Disclosure of public agency termination, suspension or separation agreement containing confidentiality provision. Any agreement entered into by any public agency, as defined in section 1-200, with an employee or personal services contractor providing for the termination, suspension or separation from employment of such employee or the termination or suspension of the provision of personal services by such contractor, as the case may be, that contains a confidentiality provision that prohibits or restricts such public agency from disclosing the existence of the agreement or the cause or causes for such termination, suspension or separation including, but not limited to, alleged or substantiated sexual abuse, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation or sexual assault by such employee or contractor, shall be subject to public disclosure under this chapter.  (P.A. 06-132, §1.)