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Open Meetings Act - Requirements for Agendas

Sponsored by:

Senator Bates


In the Senate - Third Reading Passed (45-0)

Synopsis:Requiring a public body to make available an agenda, before meeting in open session, containing known items of business or topics to be discussed at the open portion of a meeting and whether a portion of the meeting may be closed; providing that specified information does not need to be included on the agenda; authorizing methods by which a public body may make available the agenda; and authorizing a public body, under specified circumstances, to make available an agenda of the meeting within a reasonable time after the meeting occurs; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Bates, Cassilly, Eckardt, Kelley, Ready, Salling, Serafini, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: SB0879 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
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Statutes:Article - General Provisions

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October 24, 2017 5:09 P.M.