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5. Nongovernmental groups whose members include governmental officials.

5. Nongovernmental groups whose members include governmental officials.

Nongovernmental groups whose members include government officials are not covered by the Act simply because governmental officials are members. Nongovernmental groups may qualify if they meet the conditions set forth above. See Del. Op. Att'y Gen., No.

5. Nongovernmental groups whose members include governmental officials.

See Itaska County Board, supra. Generally, such groups would not be governed by the Open Meeting Law.

5. Nongovernmental groups whose members include governmental officials.

These are not covered unless they meet the test set forth in § 25-41-3(a). and are both "created by statute or executive order" and are "supported wholly or in part by public funds." A county-wide volunteer governmental council is not covered by the Open Meetings Act but attendance at the meeting by members of locally elected boards may be covered. See Op. Att'y Gen. Feb. 24, 1994 to Ronald S. Cochran, City of Biloxi.

5. Nongovernmental groups whose members include governmental officials.

In Commissioners' Court of Hayes County v. District Judge, 506 S.W.2d 630, 636 (Tex. Civ. App.-San Antonio 1974, writ ref'd n.r.e.), conferences and discussion took place between a district judge, who does not come within the provisions of the Act, and the Commissioners' Court, which does. The Commissioners' Court and judge advised one another with regard to the probation budget for the judicial district, but the Commissioners' Court did not take any conclusive action. The appellate court found that such conferences were not within the mandatory requirements of the Act.

5. Nongovernmental groups whose members include governmental officials.

Meetings of non-governmental groups whose members include public officials generally may not be subject to the requirements of the Sunshine Act. Op. Att’y Gen. Fla.

5. Nongovernmental groups whose members include governmental officials.

As noted above, the Sunshine Law by its terms includes only "public governmental bodies" and "quasi-public governmental bodies." Mo.Rev.Stat §  610.010(4). Entities that fall outside these definitions are not covered by the Sunshine Law.

5. Nongovernmental groups whose members include governmental officials.

Nongovernment groups whose members include government officials are not subject to the Open Meetings Act, unless such groups are advisory bodies for the government. See Utah Code Ann. § 52-4-103(7).