sunshine law

sunshine law

noun
a law requiring a government agency to open its official meetings and records to the general public.
Also called sunshine act.


Origin:
1970–75, Americanism

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Main Entry:  sunshine law1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any law requiring certain government services be available or open to the public
Main Entry:  sunshine law2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any law that obligates a government body to make its meetings and records accessible to the public
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