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HF 2236

1st Engrossment - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 05/14/2014 02:58pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; making changes to the open meeting law; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13D.04, subdivision 6; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13D.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13D.04, subdivision 6, is amended to read:

Subd. 6.

State agencies.

For a meeting of an agency, board, commission, or
department of the statenew text begin required or permitted by law to transact public business in a meetingnew text end:

(1) the notice requirements of this section apply only if a statute governing meetings
of the agency, board, or commission does not contain specific reference to the method
of providing notice; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(2) all provisions of this section relating to publication are satisfied by publication
in the State Registerdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin or posting on the Web site of the agency, board, commission,
or department; and
new text end

new text begin (3) a schedule of the regular meetings shall be kept on file at the primary offices or
posted on the Web site of the agency, board, commission, or department.
new text end

Sec. 2.

new text begin [13D.065] USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA.
new text end

new text begin The use of social media by members of a public body does not violate this chapter
so long as the social media use is limited to exchanges with all members of the general
public. For purposes of this section, e-mail is not considered a type of social media.
new text end