SENATE Substitute for HOUSE BILL No. 2860
An Act concerning the open meetings law; amending K.S.A. 75-4317a
and repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of
Section 1. K.S.A. 75-4317a is hereby
amended to read as follows: 75-
(a) As used in this
(a) ``Meeting'' means any gathering,
assembly, telephone call or any
other means of direct interactive communication by a
majority of a quo-
rum of the membership of a body or agency subject to this act for
purpose of discussing the business or affairs of the body or
(b) ``Meeting'' shall not mean a series of
gatherings, assemblies, tele-
phone calls or any other means of direct interactive
communication of the
membership of the body or agency subject to this act where each
ering, assembly, telephone call or other means of direct
munication involves less than a majority of the quorum, but
lectively more than a majority of a quorum are involved unless
participants had the specific intention to avoid the
requirements of K.S.A.
75-4318, and amendments thereto.
Sec. 2. K.S.A. 75-4317a is hereby
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be
in force from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.
I hereby certify that the above Bill originated in the
House, and passed that body
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Passed the Senate
|Chief Clerk of the House.
as amended __________________________
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