BOSTON (AP) - A distinct fee analyzing whether or not the Legislature must proceed to revel in an exemption from the state’s open records law is ready to fulfill publicly for the primary time.
The overview was once required underneath a 2017 invoice that modernized the general public records law.
The panel chaired by means of Democratic Sen. Walter Timilty of Milton and Democratic Rep. Jennifer Benson of Lunenburg will meet on the Statehouse on Tuesday.
The law was once overhauled to strengthen voters’ get admission to to public records and make it tougher for governmental our bodies to defend record they don't want to proportion.
Lawmakers retained their very own exemption from the law, however agreed to review the problem.
The fee was once initially intended to factor a document by means of the tip of 2017, however was once granted an extension till Dec. 1, 2018.