The New Hampshire Office of Right to Know is a newly-formed department of the state government charged with overseeing the implementation of the state’s Right to Know Law. To ensure that citizens are fully informed of their rights and responsibilities under the law, the Office of Right to Know has issued a comprehensive guide to using the state’s new office.
The guide begins by outlining the basics of the Right to Know Law and its purpose. The law provides for the public’s right to access records of state and local government agencies and to attend public meetings. It also outlines the rights of public officials to withhold certain kinds of information.
The guide then outlines the process for requesting access to records and attending public meetings. It provides detailed instructions on the filing of a right to know request and the procedures for appealing a denial of access. The guide also explains the specific roles of state and local government agencies in responding to requests and the remedies available to citizens in the event of a dispute.
The guide also provides information on the different types of records and meetings covered by the law. It outlines the requirements for requesting access to particular records and discusses the process for attending particular meetings.
Finally, the guide provides information on the enforcement of the Right to Know Law. It explains the procedures for filing a complaint with the Office of Right to Know and outlines the remedies available to citizens if their complaint is upheld.
The New Hampshire Office of Right to Know has issued this comprehensive guide to provide citizens with a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities under the Right to Know Law. The guide is intended to help citizens make informed decisions about their use of the state’s new office.