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A person who is a member of a public body who knowingly and intentionally violates the open meeting law may be convicted of a misdemeanor and fined up to $500. 1 V.S.A. § 314(a). Any person aggrieved by a violation of the statute may seek injunctive or declaratory relief in superior court to enforce the law, and the court should expedite such cases. Id. § 314(b). See Trombley v. Bellows Falls Union High Sch. Dist., 160 Vt. 101, 624 A.2d 857 (1993); Rowe v. Brown, 157 Vt. 333, 599 A.2d 333 (1991).

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Generally. The Statute provides the same remedies for a violation of the public's right of access to public meetings as it does for a violation of the right of access to public records. RSA 91-A:7-8.

See Open Records Act, Part V.

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