Public Records Requests

In July of 2016, Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill, Chapter 121 of the Acts of 2016, “An Act to Improve Public Records.” This Bill takes effect on January 1, 2017.

Town of Stockbridge Public Records Access Guidelines
Public Records Request Form

Helpful Links:  

 

Updated Public Records Law:  https://www.sec.state.ma.us/pre/prenotice.htm

A Guide to Massachusetts Public Records Law:  http://www.sec.state.ma.us/pre/prepdf/guide.pdf

Making a Request for Public Records:  http://www.sec.state.ma.us/pre/prereq/reqidx.htm

Appeal a Denial of Access to Public Records:  http://www.sec.state.ma.us/pre/preapp/appidx.htm

Electronic Records management Guidelines:  http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/arcpdf/Electronic_Records_Guidelines.pdf

Public Record Appeal Status:  http://www.sec.state.ma.us/AppealsWeb/AppealsStatus.aspx

Public Records Access, 950 CMR 32:  http://www.mass.gov/courts/docs/lawlib/900-999cmr/950cmr32.pdf