On June 3, 2016, Governor Baker signed An Act to Improve Public Records into law. Many of the provisions in the new law will take effect on January 1, 2017. Please be aware, the current law will remain effective until that time.
For more information on the new version of the Public Records Law that will become effective in 2017, please see the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts website (Click here).
It is suggested you consult the complete text of the new law which can be found at: