The Law

Open Records Act

The Georgia Open Records Act governs which government records are to be open for public inspection. The law can be viewed by clicking here.

Open Meetings Act

The Georgia Open Meetings Act governs which governmental meetings are open to the public. The law can be viewed by clicking here.

Other Statutes

Some statues besides the Open Records and Open Meetings Acts contain provisions that allow some records to be withheld from public release, or allow certain fees to be charged.  An overview of some of these statutes can be found here.