Access to Public Records maintained by the Secretary of the Commonwealth

Search for Records

The Public Records Law and its Regulations require state agencies to post electronic copies of certain types of records on a searchable website. Accordingly, below please find electronic copies of records maintained by the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

Final opinions, decisions, orders, or votes

Public Records

Determinations

Records of significant interest

Meeting Notices

Exemption (f) Working Group June 20, 2017 Meeting Notice (PDF)
(posted 6/15/2017 at 3:00 pm)

Exemption (f) Working Group May 1, 2017 Meeting Notice (PDF)
(posted 4/26/2017 at 2:00 pm)

Elections

Massachusetts Election Statistics

Public Records

A Guide to Massachusetts Public Records Law (PDF)

Supervisor of Records Bulletins

SPR Bulletin 01-17 Public Retirement Boards

SPR Bulletin 02-17 Records Access Officers

SPR Bulletin 03-17 Records Access Officer Petitions

Hearings

Elections

Post-Election Audits

Notice of Public Hearing on 950 CMR 46.00

Notice of Public Hearing on 950 CMR 46.00 (PDF)

Proposed Amended Regulations 950 CMR 46.00 (PDF)

Voter Registration

Notice of Public Hearing on 950 CMR 57.00

Notice of Public Hearing on 950 CMR 57.00 (PDF)

Proposed Amended Regulations 950 CMR 57.00 (PDF)

Minutes of Open Meetings

Archives

Records Conservation Board

Meeting minutes

Exemption (f) Working Group

Approved Minutes from May 1, 2017 Meeting