IL SB1537 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-03-31 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Open Meetings Act. Allows meetings to be held by audio or video conference if the head of the public body determines that an in-person meeting or a meeting is not in the best interests of the public body or its members. Makes conforming changes. Modifies the requirements for meetings held by audio or video conference. Allows news outlets to receive notice of all special, emergency, rescheduled, or reconvened meetings by email. Removes provisions concerning meetings held on a legal holiday and certain quorum requirements.

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2023-03-31SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2023-03-23SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 31, 2023
2023-03-10SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 24, 2023
2023-02-23SenateTo Subcommittee on Government Operations
2023-02-14SenateAssigned to Executive
2023-02-08SenateReferred to Assignments
2023-02-08SenateFirst Reading
2023-02-08SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Christopher Belt

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