HB 761 Freedom of Information Act; telephone meetings.
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Summary:
Freedom of Information Act; telephone meetings. Clarifies that telephone meetings are allowed if a quorum of a public body is assembled and other members participate by phone provided their conversation is available to the public at the meeting.

Full text:
01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 962266430  pdf
02/12/96  House: Printed as engrossed 962266430-E  pdf
03/07/96  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB761ER)  pdf
03/28/96  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0289)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 962266430
01/22/96  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/23/96  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 4
02/10/96  House: Reported from General Laws with amds. (22-Y 0-N)
02/11/96  House: Read first time
02/12/96  House: Read second time
02/12/96  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/12/96  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/12/96  House: Printed as engrossed 962266430-E
02/13/96  House: Read third time and passed House (Block Vote) (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/96  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/96  House: Communicated to Senate
02/14/96  Senate: Read first time
02/14/96  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/21/96  Senate: Reported from General Laws (15-Y 0-N)
02/22/96  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/22/96  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/96  Senate: Read third time
02/23/96  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/96  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (39-Y 0-N)
02/23/96  Senate: Rec. of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/96  Senate: VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/96  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/96  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
03/07/96  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB761ER)
03/11/96  House: Enrolled
03/11/96  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/96  Senate: Signed by President
03/20/96  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 289 (effective 7/1/96)
03/28/96  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0289)