Outline of the Open Records/Open Meetings Laws

​This outline contains a summary of the laws pertaining to Kentucky's Open Records and Open Meetings Acts, and how those laws have been interpreted by the Attorney General and the courts. The Attorney General provides the outline to assist public officials and others in complying with these laws. Although the outline contains references to specific cases and decisions regarding the application of the Open Records and Open Meetings Acts to particular situations, the reader should be aware that requests for public records, and complaints about public meetings, must be evaluated on a case by case basis, and that the authorities cited are not necessarily dispositive of a particular request or complaint. 

The Kentucky Open Records & Open Meetings Acts: A guide for the public and public agencies​