5 U.S.C. Appx §11. Availability of transcripts; “agency proceeding”
(a) Except where prohibited by contractual agreements entered into prior to the effective date of this Act, agencies and advisory committees shall make available to any person, at actual cost of duplication, copies of transcripts of agency proceedings or advisory committee meetings.
(b) As used in this section “agency proceeding” means any proceeding as defined in section 551(12) of title 5, United States Code.
(Pub. L. 92–463, §11, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 775.)