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Nonpublic Record

A record that a government holds but has not released to the public. Examples include findings from investigations or consumer complaints. In the United States, a Freedom of Information Act request is required to access nonpublic records. Most of the time, FOIA requests must be honored.
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"Now, they're using this expunged case that's stamped 'non-public record' against him," Niec-Villaire (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/michigan-doctor-detained-lukasz-niecs-family-and-friends-heartbroken-over-arrest/) said  adding, "This is a man who's needed in the community and not detained in Calhoun County Jail."
(3) As non-public records, tax information is private.
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