Access to Gov't Information

Open Meetings Laws in New York

Note: This page covers information specific to New York. For general information concerning access to government meetings see the Access to Government Meetings section of this guide.

The New York Open Meetings Law ("OML") provides the public with a right of access to the meetings of a large number of government bodies at the state and local level in New York. The law entitles you to notice of these meetings and gives you the ability to inspect and copy meeting minutes. For more detailed information about New York open meetings law, please consult the New York Committee on Open Government's "Your Right to Know" Guide and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press's Open Government Guide: New York.

What Meetings are Covered?

What Government Bodies Are Covered?


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