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Appointed as well as elected bodies are covered if they meet the definition of "public body."
Any "governing body" of an agency is subject to the act, including appointed as well as elected bodies. Wyo. Stat. § § 16-4-402 to 16-4-406 (1977, Rev. 1982); Wyo. Att'y Gen. Op. 73-17 (1973).
The Act covers commissions and educational institutions, whether they are owned by the state or merely receive state funding pursuant to a statute making them state-related. 65 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 703.
Both appointed and elected bodies are subject to the Act if they meet the standards set out for advisory, commissions, or other bodies to which government functions are delegated. Op. Atty. Gen. 94-55 (1994).
Covered by the law.
The Alabama Open Meetings Act makes no distinction been elected and appointed bodies.
Both appointed and elected bodies are covered. See Ky. Rev. Stat. 61.805(2).
The statute makes no distinction between appointed and elected bodies; it applies to both.
The OMA governs appointed as well as elected public bodies.
The statute makes no distinction between appointed and elected bodies, although, for other reasons discussed elsewhere in this outline, not all appointed bodies are covered by the Open Meeting Law.
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