SB 354 Freedom of information; exempting certain candidate forums.
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Summary:
Freedom of information; exempting certain public meetings from definition of meeting. Exempts certain public meetings from the definition of "meeting" under the Freedom of Information Act so that it is clear that two or more incumbent members of a public body can appear and participate in such public meeting without violating the Act, provided no public business is discussed or transacted.

Full text:
01/22/96  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 961789722  pdf
02/22/96  House: Committee substitute printed 968118200-H1  pdf
03/19/96  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB354ER)  pdf
04/11/96  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0609)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/22/96  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 961789722
01/22/96  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/31/96  Senate: Reported from General Laws (15-Y 0-N)
02/01/96  Senate: Const. reading disp. (39-Y 0-N), passed by for the day
02/01/96  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
02/02/96  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
02/02/96  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/96  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/96  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/96  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/96  Senate: Communicated to House
02/05/96  House: Placed on Calendar
02/06/96  House: Read first time
02/06/96  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/09/96  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 4
02/22/96  House: Reported from General Laws with sub. (18-Y 3-N)
02/22/96  House: Committee substitute printed 968118200-H1
02/23/96  House: Read second time
02/26/96  House: Passed by for the day
02/27/96  House: Passed by for the day
02/28/96  House: Read third time
02/28/96  House: Committee substitute agreed to 968118200-H1
02/28/96  House: Passed by for the day
02/29/96  House: Passed by for the day
03/01/96  House: Passed by for the day
03/04/96  House: Read third time
03/04/96  House: Amendments by Mr. Morgan agreed to
03/04/96  House: Engrossed by House - com. sub. w/amds. 968118200-H1
03/04/96  House: Passed House with sub. with amendments (96-Y 1-N)
03/04/96  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 1-N)
03/06/96  Senate: Reading of substitute w/amds. waived
03/06/96  Senate: House sub. w/amds. agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/96  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE SUB. W/AMDS. (40-Y 0-N)
03/19/96  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB354ER)
03/25/96  Senate: Enrolled
03/26/96  House: Signed by Speaker
03/28/96  Senate: Signed by President
04/05/96  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 609 (effective 7/1/96)
04/11/96  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0609)