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2018 Regular Session



General Provisions - Open Meetings Act - Application to Governor's Cabinet and Governor's Executive Council

Sponsored by:

Senator Zucker


In the Senate - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Altering the definition of "public body" for the purposes of the Open Meetings Act to include the Governor's cabinet and the Governor's Executive Council and any committee of the Council; authorizing the cabinet and the Council and any committee of the Council to meet in closed session for cause subject to a certain provision of law; requiring that each open session of the cabinet and the Council and any committee of the Council be streamed live; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Zucker, Benson, Conway, Currie, Ferguson, Guzzone, Lee, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Oaks, Peters, and Smith
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - Regulations and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Open Government
Public Information
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - General Provisions
(3-101, 3-206, 3-305, 3-306)

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March 8, 2018 8:53 A.M.