Freedom of Information Law/Open Meetings Law

Course Overview

A representative of the Committee on Open Government will provide an overview and answer questions about the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), which governs the rights of access to government records. They will also provide an explanation of the Open Meetings Law, which concerns the conduct of meetings of public bodies and the right to attend those meetings. A discussion of the principles underlying the FOIL and the Open Meetings Law would put both laws in context.

This course is 2 hours in length.