Bill Status of HB3626 100th General Assembly
Short Description: OPEN MEETINGS-RIGHT TO SPEAK
Rep. Tony McCombie - Juliana Stratton - Barbara Flynn Currie - Nick Sauer - Jim Durkin, Sheri Jesiel, Lindsay Parkhurst, Norine K. Hammond, Barbara Wheeler, Joe Sosnowski, Martin J. Moylan, Anthony DeLuca and David McSweeney
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Open Meetings Act. Provides that any person seeking to address public officials in an open meeting shall be allowed to do so at least once per meeting, and any rule limiting a person to speaking no more than once in a given number of days shall be void. Allows the public body to reasonably limit the amount of time given to a person to address public officials during an open meeting. Provides that there shall be nothing under the rules established and recorded by the public body requiring persons seeking to address public officials to do anything more than state his or her name for the record immediately prior to addressing the public officials.