Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Illinois Open Records Law

Posted by: Jan Meisels Allen

While many states are closing access to vital records, Illinois enacted last year an open records law--effecting more than vital records. The article from the April 5 Chicago Tribune, indicates some think the open law goes to far and wants to revamp and close some access.
http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/clout_st/2011/04/recently-overhauled-laws-on-open-records-face-backlash.html

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Director-at-Large
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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