(a) Without limiting the meaning of other sections of this subchapter, the following categories of information are specifically made public information, and do not require a written request for information:
|(1) The names, salaries, title, and dates of employment of all employees and officers of a public body;|
|(2) Administrative staff manuals and instructions to staff that affect a member of the public;|
|(3) Final opinions, including concurring and dissenting opinions, as well as orders, made in the adjudication of cases;|
|(4) Those statements of policy and interpretations of policy, acts, and rules which have been adopted by a public body;|
|(6) Information in or taken from any account, voucher, or contract dealing with the receipt or expenditure of public or other funds by public bodies;|
|(7) The minutes of all proceedings of all public bodies;|
|(8) All names and mailing addresses of absentee real property owners and their agents;|
|(8A) All pending applications for building permits and authorized building permits, including the permit file;|
|(10) A general index of the records referred to in this subsection, unless the materials are promptly published and copies offered for sale.|
(b) For records created on or after November 1, 2001, each public body shall make records available on the Internet or, if a website has not been established by the public body, by other electronic means. This subsection is intended to apply only to information that must be made public pursuant to this subsection.
(c) For the purposes of this section "absentee real property owners" means owners of real property located in the District that do not reside at the real property.