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9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

Whether the public body is elected or appointed is irrelevant to coverage under the Open Meetings Act.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

Covered by the Act. See Op. Att'y Gen. No. 94-94, 19 TAM 39-55 (Aug. 30, 1994).

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

The Sunshine Law is applicable equally to elected and appointed bodies. Op. Att’y Gen. Fla. 73-223 (1973).

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

Appointed as well as elected bodies are governed by the Sunshine Law. Mo.Rev.Stat. §  610.010(4).

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

The Act makes no distinction between elected and appointed bodies so long as the governmental body has rulemaking or quasi-judicial authority. See, e.g., Op. Tex. Att'y Gen. No. JC-0060 (1999); Willmann v. City of San Antonio, 123 S.W.3d 469, 478 (Tex. App.-San Antonio 2003, pet. denied) ("A committee appointed by a governmental body constituting less than a quorum of its members may be subject to [the Act] because it falls either within a definition of the term 'governmental body' or as a subcommittee of a governmental body.").

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

The Open Meetings Act applies to appointed as well as elected bodies. See Utah Code Ann. § 52-4-103(7).

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

The Act makes no distinction between elected and appointed agencies. Both are covered.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

Any government body appointed or elected that receives public funds is subject to the law. See Mont. Code Ann. § 2-3-203(1).