FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION
OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

In the Matter of a Complaint by FINAL DECISION
Derrick Taylor,
Complainants
against Docket #FIC 1999-226
Administrator, State of Connecticut, Department
of Correction, Division of Standards and Policy;
and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction,
Division of Standards and Policy,
Respondents August 25, 1999

        The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on July 7, 1999 at 12:00 P.M., at which time the respondents appeared but the complainant did not.

        The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:

        1. The complaint is hereby dismissed for failure to prosecute.

        2. The Commission wishes to admonish the complainant for his failure to appear at the hearing in this matter, which failure resulted in a waste of valuable state resources.

        3. The Commission wishes to make the complainant aware of the provisions in 1-206(b)(2), G.S. [formerly 1-21i(b), G.S.], which provide that the executive director of the commission shall not schedule an appeal for hearing without first seeking and obtaining leave of the commission, if the director has reason to believe an appeal would constitute an abuse of the commission's administrative process.

 

        Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of

August 25, 1999.

 

_________________________

Melanie R. Balfour

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:

 

Derrick Taylor
c/o James Taylor
73 Hamner Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
Administrator, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction, Division of Standards
and Policy; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction, Division of Standards and Policy
c/o Matthew B. Beizer
Assistant Attorney General
110 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2294
 

 

 

__________________________

Melanie R. Balfour

Acting Clerk of the Commission

 

 

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