What is the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)? FOIA is the state Freedom of Information Act. Under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (ILCS 140), records in possession of public agencies may be accessed by the public upon written request. [NEMRT FOIS statute] Pursuant to 5 ILCS 140, Sections 2 (c), a public record is any records, reports, forms, writtings, letters, memoranda, book, papers, maps, photographs, cards, tapes, recordings, electronic data processing records, recorded information, and all other documentary materials, regardless of physical form or characteristics, having been prepared or having been or being used, received, possessed or under the control of any public body.
Submitting FOIA Requests: To access NEMRT's information, a FOIA request must be submitted, the request can be sent by the following methods:
1.By printing out the FOIA request form, filling it out and mailing it to the following address:
Freedom of Information Officer
North East Multi-Regional Training
Mobile Tean Unit #3
North Aurora, IL 60542
2. By filling out the FOIA request form and faxing it to (630)896-4422 and addressing it to the FOIA officer.
3. By filling ouf the FOIA request from and e-mailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org
NEMRT's Records: NEMRT public records are maintained in various media formats that my include paper, microfilm, digital images, and computerized records. In certain situations, information cannot be cost effectively extracted onto a paper or an electronic format. In these situations, special arrangement for your onsite inspection will be made in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, and the use of commercial copy vendors, may be neccessary.
Cost: A $0.15 per page copying charge will be applied if the materials you requested number more than fifty (50) pages. The actual cost of copying will be applied if you are requesting color copies or if you are requesting copies in a size other than standard letter or legal size.
Authority: This website inforation concerning the FOIA program is being provided as required by Section 4 or the FOIA (5 ILCS 130/4).