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HB 1113 - Requires Certain State Electronic Exchanges to Be Made Public - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (34-35) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Certain State Electronic Exchanges to Be Made Public

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands the definition of a teleconference to include meetings conducted through electronic texts.

Highlights:
  • Expands the definition of “teleconference” to include electronic text communication of official business among a quorum of a political subdivision or public body, including (Sec. 2):
    • E-mail;
    • Text messaging; 
    • Chat services; and 
    • Other similar media.
  • Requires the contents of a teleconference to be made available to the public (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the contents of any teleconference meeting conducted by a quorum of a political subdivision or public body to be defined as public record and maintained for a period of 1 year (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Certain State Electronic Exchanges to Be Made Public

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