Some Relevant Resources for Access to Government Information in Rhode Island
Rhode Island’s Access to Public Records Act
Government web site index to Rhode Island’s Access to Public Records Act, RIGL § 38-2. Includes information about the purpose, inclusions, exclusions, and procedures for requesting information.
What You Need to Know about the Access to Public Records Act: A Handbook for Local Officials
This guide provides description and overview of Rhode Islands FOIA act. Includes definitions, overview, and information about requirements and exemptions. It offers an accessible starting point for understanding Rhode Island’s law.
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