2011 Legislation: SB 563

Bill Author: 
Transportation & Housing Committee
Subject: 
Electronic Meetings
Status: 
Amended 7/5. In Sen Unfinished Business.

Prohibits electronic meetings except for emergencies. Prohibits boards from taking action outside of a meeting, or from discussing items of business through email. Requires boards to provide agendas of executive sessions. Requires boards to give notice two days before an executive session. Permits notice by electronic means, with member consent.

ECHO Position: 
Support