Open Meeting Law Pending Complaints

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The file below contains a list of all Open Meeting Law complaints currently being reviewed by the Attorney General’s Division of Open Government. An Open Meeting Law complaint must first be filed with the public body that is alleged to have violated the law. G.L. c. 30A, § 23(b). The public body must review the complaint, take remedial action, if appropriate, and send a response to the complainant and to the Attorney General. G.L. c. 30A, § 23(b); 940 CMR 29.05(5). A complainant who is unsatisfied with the public body’s resolution of his or her Open Meeting Law complaint may file the complaint with the Attorney General and request review of the complaint. G.L. c. 30A, § 23(b); 940 CMR 29.05(6). The Attorney General will then review the complaint, investigate as needed, and determine whether there has been a violation of the Open Meeting Law. G.L. c. 30A, § 23(c).

To view a complete list of pending complaints click the link below and then open the docname.csv file on that page. 

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