The new regulations will streamline, modernize, and clarify Open Meeting Law (OML) compliance while simultaneously sustaining the law’s spirit of transparency.
Disclaimer: The final regulations are subject to formatting edits by the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Regulations Division. The final regulations will be published in their official form in the Massachusetts Register on October 6, 2017.
Updated Open Meeting Law documents and educational materials
The Attorney General’s Office has updated OML materials to reflect the regulatory changes. The materials linked below will replace the existing resources on the OML website on October 6, 2017. Please continue to check the website for additional updated educational and training materials.
- OML Guide
- Public Body Checklist - Minutes
- Public Body Checklist - Notice
- OML Complaint Form
- Certificate of Receipt of OML Materials
If you have any questions about the new regulations, please contact the Attorney General’s Division of Open Government at (617) 963-2540 or OpenMeeting@State.MA.US.