1. State.

The Alabama Open Meetings Act applies to boards, bodies, and commissions of the executive and legislative departments of the state that expend or appropriate public funds, to multimember governing bodies of departments, agencies, institutions, and instrumentalities of the executive and legislative departments of the state, and to quasi-judicial bodies of the executive and legislative departments of the state and all standing, special, or advisory committees or subcommittees of, or appointed by, those bodies. Ala. Code §  36-25A-2(4) (Supp. 2005).