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HB 0098 - State government; conditions for meetings and public hearings to be held by teleconference in emergency conditions; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Eddie Lumsden (R)
Last Action: 5/4/2021 - Effective Date
House Committee: Governmental Affairs
Senate Committee: Science and Technology
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 98 amends Title 50 of the OCGA to provide that agency and committee teleconference participation is counted as full participation in emergency conditions. The bill further provides that should a teleconference meeting be a public hearing, the public must be provided with the means to participate as if they were physically present. 

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