HB 1206 Freedom of Information Act; definition of 'meeting'.
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Freedom of Information Act. Includes in the definition of "meeting," gatherings of members of a public body or a subset thereof where any part of the purpose of the gathering is a public one, and whether or not such gathering was called or all members there participate. The bill sets out conditions under which agenda packets and materials shall be provided to a requesting citizen. The bill also limits to specific individuals or items, areas of discussion for which a public body may convene in executive session.

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01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 961744316  pdf

01/22/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 961744316
01/22/96  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/24/96  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 4
02/10/96  House: Continued to 1997 in General Laws (22-Y 0-N)
12/20/96  House: No action taken by General Laws by voice vote