99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced , by Rep. Jeanne M Ives
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
5 ILCS 120/2.06
from Ch. 102, par. 42.06
Amends the Open Meetings Act. Requires that any and all available
minutes and verbatim recordings of meetings closed to the public prior to a
newly elected official's term in a public body shall be available to that
official for review, regardless of whether those minutes or verbatim
recordings are confidential. Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Open Meetings Act is amended by changing
Section 2.06 as follows:
(5 ILCS 120/2.06)
(from Ch. 102, par. 42.06)
Minutes; right to speak.
(a) All public bodies shall keep written minutes of all
meetings, whether open or closed,
and a verbatim
of all their closed meetings in the form of an audio or video
shall include, but need not be limited to:
(1) the date, time and place of the meeting;
(2) the members of the public body recorded as either
present or absent and whether the members were physically
present or present by means of video or audio conference;
(3) a summary of discussion on all matters proposed,
or decided, and a record of any votes taken.
(b) A public body shall approve the minutes of its open
meeting within 30 days after that meeting or at the public
body's second subsequent regular meeting, whichever is later.
The minutes of meetings open to the public shall be available
public inspection within 10 days after the approval of such