Posted: Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 2:25 P.M.

Open Meeting Law Advisory Commission
Notice of Meeting

Meeting Date: Thursday, September 8, 2011
Time: 2:00 P.M.
Location: 100 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor, Conference Room A, Boston, MA

Listing of Topics

  1. Open meeting (Chair)
  2. Review and approval of draft minutes from May 12, 2011 meeting
  3. Report from the Attorney General's Division of Open Government, regarding the Open Meeting Law and activities of the Division of Open Government
  4. Status of bills pertaining to the Open Meeting Law currently pending in the Legislature
    1. H. 1734: An Act Relative to the Open Meeting Law
    2. H. 830: An Act Amending the Open Meeting Law
    3. H. 848: An Act to Include the Legislature in the Open Meeting Law
    4. H. 2594: An Act Relative to Open Meetings
    5. S. 1627: An Act Relative to the Accountability of the Governor's Council
    6. H. 3037: An Act Relative to the Open Meeting Law
    7. S. 14: An Act Relative to the Reform of the Executive Council
    8. S. 569: An Act Relative to the Rights of Faculty Members at the University of Massachusetts
    9. S. 1625: An Act Relative to Open Meetings
  5. Discussion on the Attorney General's proposed regulations on remote participation
  6. Discussion on the role and goals of the Open Meeting Law Advisory Commission, including meeting schedule to accomplish goals
  7. Public Comment
  8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
  9. Scheduling next meeting
  10. Adjourn

If any member of the public wishing to attend this meeting seeks special accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Philip Mantyla at 617-963-2055, or at