SB0017 (CH0329)

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2016 Regular Session



Open Meetings Act - Retention of Minutes and Recordings - Revision

Sponsored by:

Senator Reilly


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 329

Synopsis:Increasing, from 1 year to 5 years, the number of years after the date of an open session a public body is required to keep a copy of minutes of the open session and any recording made under specified provisions of law; requiring specified public bodies to post online minutes or recordings, to the extent practicable; providing that a public body need not prepare minutes of an open session if live and archived video or audio streaming is available, or the public body votes on legislation and the votes are posted promptly on the Internet; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Reilly
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0984
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Regulations and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Electronic Government
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Public Information
Recordings -see also- Video
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - General Provisions
(3-206, 3-306)

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May 18, 2016 5:01 P.M.