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sunshine law

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Definition of sunshine law in English:

noun

US
A law requiring certain proceedings of governmental agencies to be open or available to the public.
Example sentences
  • The people of Taiwan had high expectations about the disclosure law, often called the ‘sunshine law.’
  • Nor have any criteria been established for withholding and protecting the information,’ he says, referring both to federal and state governments, which have sunshine laws requiring public disclosure.
  • Board members, in particular, view sunshine laws as having enhanced public confidence in the work of their boards.

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