Mich. Lawmaker Floats Video Surveillance Disclosure Bill

Law360, New York (August 17, 2012, 5:30 PM EDT) -- A Republican state lawmaker in Michigan introduced legislation Wednesday that would force state and federal agencies and officials seeking to install video surveillance cameras to provide detailed information about their planned operations to municipalities where the equipment will be used.

Rep. Tom McMillin, who represents the state's 45th District located just north of Detroit, is championing his Public Body Video Surveillance Act as a way to help local officials stay better informed about surveillance activities and how any collected data will be used.

The bill requires...
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