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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2333         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2843

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Peter V. Kocot

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to exempt the deliberation of public bodies at town meeting from the open meeting law.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Peter V. Kocot

1st Hampshire


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2333        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2843

By Mr. Kocot of Northampton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2843) of Peter V. Kocot for legislation to exempt the deliberation of public bodies at town meeting from the open meeting law.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to exempt the deliberation of public bodies at town meeting from the open meeting law.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Section 18 of Chapter 30A of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking section e and inserting in place thereof the following section:  “Section e. A session of a town meeting convened under section 10 of chapter 39 which may include the attendance and deliberation on matters being considered by town meeting by a quorum of a public body at any such session.”

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