House Bill 453

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/25/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 37)
Title AN ACT relating to open meetings.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 37
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1703
Sponsor J. Dixon
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 61.810, relating to exceptions for open meetings for any public agency, to include within the exceptions any state or local law, in addition to laws under KRS Chapter 45A or 56, where a group is established to select a successful bidder for an award of a local contract;amend KRS 61.826, relating to video teleconferencing, to require any public agency to provide specific information regarding where any member of the media or public may view the meeting electronically; require the identification of a primary physical location of the video teleconference where all members of the public agency who are participating may be seen and heard, if the public agency provides a physical location for the meeting, or where two or more members of the public agency are attending a video teleconference meeting from the same physical location; require all public agency members who participate in a video teleconference to remain on camera all the time business is being discussed; amend KRS 83A.150, relating to cities operating under a city manager form of government, to allow the city board to meet in closed session no more than two times a year to conduct a performance evaluation of the city manager; stipulate that the board must follow KRS 61.815, and that the records of the meeting are subject to the Open Records Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Telecommunications - Video teleconference, open meetings
Public Meetings - Open meetings, video teleconference
Local Mandate - Closed meetings, award of state and local contracts, open meetings, video
Local Government - Closed meetings, award of state and local contracts
Local Government - Open meetings, video teleconference
News Media - Open meetings, video teleconference
Public Officers and Employees - Open meetings, video teleconference
Public Records and Reports - Cities, city managers, evaluation records public
Purchasing - Closed meetings, award of state and local contracts
Special Districts - Closed meetings, award of state and local contracts
Special Districts - Open meetings, video teleconference
State Agencies - Closed meetings, award of state and local contracts
State Agencies - Open meetings, video teleconference
Cities - City managers, evaluation records public
Cities - Closed meetings, award of state and local contracts
Cities - Video teleconference, open meetings
Contracts - Closed meetings, award of state and local contracts
Counties - Closed meetings, award of state and local contracts
Counties - Open meetings, video teleconference
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
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Actions

Top | Amendments
02/03/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/08/22
  • to Local Government (H)
02/09/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/10/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 11, 2022
02/11/22
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/14/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 77-13 with Floor Amendment (1)
02/15/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/17/22
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/09/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/10/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/17/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 21, 2022
03/21/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/22/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-1
  • received in House
03/23/22
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/25/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 37)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Dixon
Summary Amend Section 2 to require notice pursuant to KRS 61.823 and subsection (2)(b) to (d) if a regular meeting is changed to a video conference on the same date and time as originally scheduled, without declaring it a special meeting.
Index Headings Cities - Video teleconference
Counties - Video teleconference
Local Government - Video teleconference
Public Meetings - Video teleconference
Public Officers and Employees - Video teleconference
Public Records and Reports - Video teleconference
State Agencies - Video teleconference
Telecommunications - Video teleconference
Special Districts - Video teleconference

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