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SB 718: Public Meetings


Public Meetings; Requiring that the notice of a public meeting include a description of each matter to be considered at such meeting; prohibiting the board or commission of an agency or authority of the state, a county, a municipality, or a political subdivision from acting upon a matter at a public meeting which was not included in the notice of such meeting; providing an exception for certain emergency matters upon the approval of a super majority of the members of the board or commission, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/23/2014 Senate • Filed
2/4/2014 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 59
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 59
3/6/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/11/14, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
3/11/2014 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 1 -SJ 241
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 241
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability