Attorney General Posts Updated Open Meetings Act Manual

The Maryland Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has published the 10th edition of the Open Meetings Act Manual.

The Manual outlines the Act’s many provisions and provides important context for public bodies, meeting facilitators, and the public. The revised edition includes updated information and guidance from more recent court cases, and decisions of the Open Meetings Act Compliance Board.

From the manual’s preface:

This latest edition of the Open Meetings Act Manual supplements those efforts. Although it is not a substitute for advice from a public body’s own counsel, we hope it gives public bodies some practical guidance on how to comply with the Act. We hope also that this manual, along with the FAQs – A Quick Guide to Maryland’s Open Meetings Act, provides members of the media and the public with information on what they may expect.

Useful Links:

Updated Manual (10th Edition)

Compliance Board Opinions