SENATE BILL No. 361
March 27, 2001, Introduced by Senator GOUGEON and referred to the Committee on
Local, Urban and State Affairs.
A bill to amend 1976 PA 267, entitled
"Open meetings act,"
by amending section 2 (MCL 15.262).
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
1 Sec. 2. As used in this act:
2 (a) "Public body" means any state or local legislative or
3 governing body, including a board, commission, committee, subcom-
4 mittee, authority, or council,
THAT is empowered by state
5 constitution, statute, charter, ordinance, resolution, or rule to
6 exercise governmental or proprietary authority or perform a gov-
7 ernmental or proprietary function;
a lessee thereof OF
8 SUCH A BODY performing an essential public purpose and function
9 pursuant to the lease agreement; OR THE BOARD OF A NONPROFIT
10 CORPORATION FORMED BY A CITY UNDER SECTION 4o OF THE HOME RULE
11 CITY ACT, 1909 PA 279, MCL 117.4o.
1 (b) "Meeting" means the convening of a public body at which
2 a quorum is present for the purpose of deliberating toward or
3 rendering a decision on a public policy, OR ANY MEETING OF THE
4 BOARD OF A NONPROFIT CORPORATION FORMED BY A CITY UNDER SECTION
5 4o OF THE HOME RULE CITY ACT, 1909 PA 279, MCL 117.4o.
6 (c) "Closed session" means a meeting or part of a meeting of
7 a public body
THAT is closed to
8 (d) "Decision" means a determination, action, vote, or dis-
9 position upon a motion, proposal, recommendation, resolution,
10 order, ordinance, bill, or measure on which a vote by members of
11 a public body is required and by which a public body effectuates
12 or formulates public policy.
13 Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take
14 effect unless Senate Bill No. 360
15 of the 91st Legislature is enacted into
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