Thursday, February 11, 2016

Open Meetings Compliance Board will meet at 2 p.m. on February 12, 2016

Special Meeting
The Open Meetings Compliance Board will meet at 2 p.m. on February 12, 2016, to discuss any legislation that is pending in the General Assembly as of that date or expected to be introduced after the bill introduction deadlines. A tentative agenda will be posted on their website by February 11.

The meeting will be held in Room 161 of the Arundel Center, 44 Calvert Street, Annapolis, MD. Members of the public are advised to check this website on the day of the meeting, as it may be canceled if there is no legislation to discuss.

****Revised****Agenda is posted here.
Basically, Senator Raskins' SB 754 - Open meetings Act - Annual Reporting requirement, Enforcement, and Training got added as well as a cross-filed bill.


  1. Also, Senator Manno's SB 598 & Del. Morales's HB 823 cross-filed bills (authorizing OMCB to impose civil penalties not to exceed $500 & order public bodies to take corrective actions; requiring all employees, officials, and members of a public body to take training/EHEA hearing 2/25/16) will be discussed by the Compliance Board at today's meeting.
    Bill text:

    1. Keep us posted when and if they make it through the 'gauntlet.'

  2. Did the Open Meetings Law Compliance Board meeting take place last week? Any one cover it?


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