Definition of sunshine law in English:

sunshine law

noun

US
  • A law requiring certain proceedings of government agencies to be open or available to the public.

    • ‘The people of Taiwan had high expectations about the disclosure law, often called the ‘sunshine law.’’
    • ‘Board members, in particular, view sunshine laws as having enhanced public confidence in the work of their boards.’
    • ‘They outline the issues associated with sunshine laws and consider ways to enhance openness.’
    • ‘Nor have any criteria been established for withholding and protecting the information,’ he says, referring both to federal and state governments, which have sunshine laws requiring public disclosure.’
    • ‘On one hand, many campus officials assiduously maintain that sunshine laws have greatly reduced the ability of public colleges and universities to recruit highly qualified candidates for their presidencies.’

Pronunciation

sunshine law

/ˈsənˌʃaɪn lɔ/