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: forbidding or restricting closed meetings of legislative or executive bodies and sometimes providing for public access to government records [ laws] see also Freedom of Information Act in the Important Laws section
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.