Freedom of Information Request

Freedom of Information Act

Illinois Statute: 5 ILCS 140 et. seq.

Certain types of information require submission of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request Form.

Per the Act, upon submission of a FOIA request form to the Law Department:

  • A written response will be provided within 5 business days of receipt.
  • In some instances, a written response within 10 business days of receipt may be necessary.
    •   In such instances, the requesting party will be notified of same.
  • For commercial requests, a written response will be provided within 21 business days of receipt.
  • A fee of $.15 per page will be charged for all requests containing 50 pages or more.
  • A fee of $1.00 applies for certification of the response by the FOIA Officer (optional).
  • All written responses will be provided via U.S. Mail unless otherwise arranged.

Pursuant to the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act, 720 ILCS 5/120, the City of Moline does not charge for a copy of a police report issued to a victim for cases involving violent crime.

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