Frederic White


T HE OHIO OPEN MEETINGS or "Sunshine" law has existed in its present form since November 28, 1975 [hereinafter the "Sunshine Law" or "The Act"].' So-called open meeting legislation is neither new or unique to Ohio. Indeed, every state has enacted one or more open meetings laws. This article will examine the Sunshine Law to determine whether it has served its purpose, that is, making the processes of government more accessible to the citizens of the state of Ohio, and suggest some changes to increase the effectiveness of the legislation.