M1C9

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

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.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies. M1C9

Covered by the Act, §10-15-1(B), NMSA 1978.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies

No statutory distinction is made between elected and appointed officials.

9. Appointed as well as elected bodies.

The OML covers appointed as well as elected public bodies. See, e.g., Burgher v. Purcell, 87 A.D.2d 888, 449 N.Y.S.2d 527 (2d Dep't 1982) (the OML's term "public body" includes trustees appointed by town supervisor to administer a testamentary trust for the town's poor).