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Tennessee Lawmakers Propose Changes in Open Government Law

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· Story link Ten House members and seven state senators are sponsoring a bill to amend Tennessee’s open government law…

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Ten House members and seven state senators are sponsoring a bill to amend Tennessee’s open government law for the first time since 1974. It would provide a modest fine for violating the open meetings rules, clarify notice provisions and define an official meeting. In reporting on the proposal. The Associated Press report on the legislation listed ten examples of “suspected violations” of Tennessee’s open meetings law last year. (2/20/06)