MD HB246 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-13 - Hearing 1/25 at 2:30 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Hearing: Jan 25 @ 2:30 pm House Health and Government Operations Hearing
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Altering from 1 year to 3 years the period of time a public body is required to retain a certain notice and certain written closing statement under the Open Meetings Act; requiring a public body, to the extent practicable, to post a certain written closing statement online; and requiring a public body, if it does not post certain minutes or recordings or a certain written closing statement online, to provide an electronic copy of the minutes, recordings, or statement on request to a requestor within 2 business days of the request.

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Open Meetings Act – Notices, Closed Sessions, and Minutes – Retention Periods, Online Posting, and Public Inspection



2022-01-13HouseHearing 1/25 at 2:30 p.m.
2022-01-13HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
General Provisions3302(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions3305(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions3306(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments