The OOR is hosting a "Basics of the Sunshine Act" webinar on Wednesday, February 28 at 10 a.m.

The Office of Open Records is hosting a “Basics of the Sunshine Act” webinar on Wednesday, February 28th at 10 a.m.  This webinar will cover the basic information about the Pennsylvania Sunshine Act that every public official needs to know.  Additional discussion will include the recent amendment to the Sunshine Act, SB554 signed by Governor Wolf, requiring state government agencies, local municipalities, and school district to post agendas no later than 24 hours before the start of a meeting.  The session will be hosted by George Spiess and is open for questions from attendees.

The PowerPoint presentation is available here: https://www.openrecords.pa.gov/Documents/Basics_SunshineAct_Webinar.pptx

The webinar is conducted via Microsoft Teams and you will be asked to download a small application. Please test the link prior to the webinar and speak with your IT department if you encounter issues.  Watch the webinar by clicking here to join the Microsoft Teams meeting.

You may also listen to the webinar audio by joining via telephone at (267) 332-8737.  The Conference ID is 900 425 942#.

Additionally, the OOR has scheduled the following webinars:

  • March 6th – Specificity and the RTKL
  • March 13th – Laws that Protect Information
  • March 27th – Basics of the Right-to-Know Law
  • April 10th – RTKL for Law Enforcement
  • April 24th – Basics of the Sunshine Act
  • May 8th – RTKL and Payment Issues