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The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office issued amended open meeting law regulations that became effective on October 6, 2017.  (940 Code of Mass. Regulations 29)  The regulations were published in Massachusetts Register #1349, and they “will streamline, modernize, and clarify Open Meeting Law compliance while simultaneously sustaining the law’s spirit of transparency.”  The Attorney General’s Office website also allows for searching open meeting law complaints and determinations and offers an extensive guide on the subject.  For more information on the topic, see also our law about page on open meetings.

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