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9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

Idaho has myriad commissions and boards that are primarily composed of members appointed by the governor. See, e.g., Title 67, Idaho Code; Idaho Blue Book (published biennially by Idaho Secretary of State). These entities, which exist by statute, are subject to the Open Meeting Law.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

Whether the members of a body are appointed or elected is irrelevant to coverage under the law.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

Elected as well as appointed bodies are subject to the Act.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

The definition of public bodies which are covered by the Act makes no distinction between appointed and elected bodies, so both are covered by the Act. However, the Act defines public office as “a position created by or under the Constitution or laws of this State, the occupant of which is charged with the exercise of some portion of the sovereign power of this State.” 5 ILCS 120/2.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

The Statute makes no distinction between elected and appointed bodies.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

There is no distinction between an elected and an appointed body.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies. M1C9

Both appointed and elected bodies are covered if established by the General Assembly. 29 Del. C. § 10002(c).

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

The law makes no distinction between appointed or elected bodies.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

The requirements of the Sunshine Law apply to every public body, whether elected or appointed, which performs a public governmental function or spends public funds.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

Whether an agency is appointed or elected makes no difference under the Open Meetings Act as long as it is a public agency.