Frequently asked questions about the Open Meeting Law

Have a question about the Open Meeting Law (OML)? It may already have been answered by the Division of Open Government. See below for answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Here you can find answers to the most commonly asked questions about the open meeting law. The answers are broken up by topic. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact our Division of Open Government at 617-963-2540 or at


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