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Massachusetts Policy Collection

Confidentiality of Library Records

Public Records in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Public Records Law (Law), found at Chapter 66, Section 10 of the Massachusetts General Laws, applies to records made or received by a Massachusetts governmental entity. Unless the requested records fall under an exemption to the Law, the responsive documents must be made available to the requester. A list of exemptions may be found at Chapter 4, Section 7(26) of the Massachusetts General Laws.

More information may be found here: http://www.sec.state.ma.us/pre/prereq/reqidx.htm