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HB 589: Public Meetings


Public Meetings; Specifies that certain boards and commissions are subject to public meetings requirements; revises public meeting notice requirements; provides that member of public has right to speak at public meeting; requires members of board or commission to respond to questions made at public meetings within a specified timeframe; repeals provision relating to reasonable opportunity to be heard at public meetings; provides penalties.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/8/2017 House • Filed
11/15/2017 House • Referred to Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 51
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 51
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Oversight, Transparency and Administration Subcommittee