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CS/SB 894: Governing Body Meetings

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Bradley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Yarborough

Governing Body Meetings; Authorizing governing bodies of municipalities to convene meetings and conduct official business via teleconferencing or other technological means if certain conditions are met; providing limitations on such meetings; providing that certain limitations placed on such meetings may be suspended by the Governor, for a specified timeframe, upon a declared state of emergency impacting the municipality in which the meeting would occur, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/8/2024 Senate - Died in Rules
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
12/13/2023 Senate • Filed
1/4/2024 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
1/11/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/16/24, 11:00 am, 401 Senate Building
1/16/2024 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
2/1/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/06/24, 3:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
2/6/2024 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
2/7/2024 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time
2/8/2024 Senate • Now in Rules
3/8/2024 Senate • Died in Rules