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SB 674: Public Meetings During Declared States of Emergency

GENERAL BILL by Cruz

Public Meetings During Declared States of Emergency; Providing for the suspension of certain statutory provisions during declared states of emergency for a specified timeframe; authorizing governing bodies to use communications media technology to conduct meetings during declared states of emergency; providing that certain remote participation by a governing body member in a meeting constitutes that individual’s presence at such meeting and counts toward a quorum during a declared state of emergency; authorizing members of a governing body to attend certain meetings in person or through communications media technology, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/27/2021 Senate • Filed
11/16/2021 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security; Rules -SJ 41
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 41
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Community Affairs