APRA Requests

The purpose of the Access to Public Records Act ("Act") is to facilitate public access to public records. The Act requires agencies and public bodies to provide access to public records. The definition of what constitutes a public record and what records are not public under the Act, the time frames in which records are to be produced, the costs charged for obtaining copies of records, and the right to appeal a denial of access to records are just some of the issues addressed in the various provisions of the Act. RI General Law Chapter 38-2

How would you like to receive your documents?
We prefer to send your requested documents via email, but it is not required

What RI agency created this document? Please select the Agency and a Topic below for the most efficient handling of your request.

Please provide a detailed description of the records you'd like us to retrieve. The more information that you provide, the quicker we will be able to identify the documents.
Potential Costs Incurred:

  • Copies = 15 cents/page
  • Labor = 1st hour free, $15 per hour afterwards

APRA Requests - Terms & Conditions

Your request is subject to the conditions contained in Chapter 38-2 entitled Access to Public Records, which may include asking you to cover certain copying, search and retrieval costs. We strongly encourage you to review Chapter 38-2 entitled Access to Public Records in its entirety before submitting your request.

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