HB 98, Virtual Public Hearings

Municipal Impact
Position
Contact

Rep. Eddie Lumsden
District 12
Contact Info

Support
Charlotte Davis, (678) 686-6291
Last Updated:
Subject Area:
Resources:
1/21/2021
Open Meetings/Open Record |
bill text

This bill would explicitly grant local governments the authority to hold virtual public hearings, such as budget or zoning proceedings, in emergency situations, if all opportunities for participation offered for in-person meetings were also made available virtually.

BILL STATUS
5/4/2021 - Effective Date 5/4/2021 - Act 171 5/4/2021 - Date Signed by Governor

Votes

3/31/2021 House Vote #367 Yea - 151 Nay - 1 Not Voting - 23 Excused - 5
3/25/2021 Senate Vote #284 Yea - 43 Nay - 1 Not Voting - 7 Excused - 5
2/22/2021 House Vote #67 Yea - 162 Nay - 0 Not Voting - 6 Excused - 12