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V. ASSERTING A RIGHT TO COMMENT.

V. ASSERTING A RIGHT TO COMMENT.

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V. ASSERTING A RIGHT TO COMMENT.

The Montana Constitution declares:

The public has a right to expect governmental agencies to afford such reasonable opportunity for citizen participation in the operation of the agencies prior to the final decision as may be provided by law.

V. ASSERTING A RIGHT TO COMMENT.

There is no provision in Utah law that provides an affirmative right to comment.

V. ASSERTING A RIGHT TO COMMENT.

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V. ASSERTING A RIGHT TO COMMENT.

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V. ASSERTING A RIGHT TO COMMENT.

There is a public right to a "reasonable opportunity" to comment and "express opinion" on any matter under consideration at an open meeting, "as long as order is maintained" and "subject to reasonable rules established by the chairperson." 1 V.S.A. § 312(h). However, the right to comment does not apply to any quasi-judicial proceeding. Id.

V. ASSERTING A RIGHT TO COMMENT.

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V. ASSERTING A RIGHT TO COMMENT.

Legislative history on Nevada law suggests that legislators intended to allow members of the public to bring "unagendized topics to the attention of a public body for discussion purposes only." See 1991 Nev. Op. Atty. Gen. 6 (May 23, 1991), fn 1.

V. ASSERTING A RIGHT TO COMMENT.

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