Government Law and Public Finance Alert: New Massachusetts Open Meeting Law Goes Into Effect On July 1, 2010


As discussed in our earlier alert, the new Massachusetts Open Meeting Law goes into effect on July 1, 2010. Currently there are separate Open Meeting Laws governing activities at the state, county, and municipal level. The Massachusetts Attorney General is charged with enforcing the Open Meeting Law relating to state entities, and the various District Attorneys are charged with enforcing the other laws. Effective July 1, 2010, there will be one consolidated Open Meeting Law, and the Attorney General will have sole authority to enforce and regulate it.

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