Right to Know
Governor Edward G. Rendell signed the new Right-To-Know law on February 14, 2008 fundamentally changing the way people access public records of their government, and changing the way government processes these requests. The new law created the Office of Open Records to help implement and enforce Act 3 of 2008. Click here for answers to frequently asked questions.
The law requires that an Agency publicly post certain information. Section 504 of the law states that the following information shall be posted at each Agency and, if the Agency maintains an Internet website, on the agency's Internet website:
- For more information or for contact with other applicable appeals officers, click here for the PA Office of Open Records.
- To file a request for information, click here for a downloadable form to file a request.
- Regulations, policies and procedures of the agency relating to this act will be forthcoming.