Originally posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 5:45 PM

Updated: March 3, 2017 at 2:50 PM

Updated: March 7, 2017 at 11:35 AM

Open Meeting Law Advisory Commission

Notice of Meeting

Meeting Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Time: 2:00PM

Location: 100 Cambridge Street, Room D of the Leverett Saltonstall Building, Boston, MA 02114

Listing of Topics

1. Welcome

2. Introductions, welcoming new Commission member Senator Walter Timilty

3. Election of Commission Chair

4. Review and approval of draft minutes from September 14, 2016

5. 2016 Annual Report from the Division of Open Government pdf format of Annual Report of the Division for 2016
file size 2MB, regarding the Open Meeting Law and the activities of the Division of Open Government

6. Status of bills pertaining to the Open Meeting Law filed in the Legislature

    1. HD3313: An Act relative to the Open Meeting Law (Representative Antonio Cabral)
    2. HD3445: An Act to exempt the deliberation of public bodies at town meeting from the Open Meeting Law (Representative Peter Kocot)
    3. H.1704: An Act to permit enhanced public access to deliberations of public bodies and to permit improved efficiency of public bodies (Representative Jeffrey Roy)
    4. H.1669: An Act Relative to the Open Meeting Law (Representative Bradford Hill)

7. Public comment

8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting

9. Schedule next meeting

10. Adjourn 

If any member of the public wishing to attend this meeting seeks special accommodations in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, please contact Kadie Maher at 617-963-2451, or at OpenMeeting@State.MA.US

Note that photo identification is required to access this building