HB 98, Virtual Public Hearings

Municipal Impact
Position
Support
GMA Contact
Charlotte Davis, (678) 686-6291
Bill Sponsor

Rep. Eddie Lumsden
District 12

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.

Last Updated: 1/21/2021
Subject Area: Open Meetings/Open Record
Resources: bill text
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

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