- A meeting may be held by video conference, telephone conference, or other electronic means; provided, that:
- Reasonable arrangements are made to accommodate the public's right to attend the meeting;
- The meeting is recorded; and
- All votes are taken by roll call.
- All provisions of this subchapter shall apply to electronic meetings.
- E-mail exchanges between members of a public body shall not constitute an electronic meeting.
- When an emergency meeting is convened, the presiding officer shall open the meeting with a statement explaining the subject of the meeting, the nature of the emergency, and how public notice was provided.
Historical and Statutory
Legislative History of Laws
For history of Law 18-350, see notes under § 2-571.
DC CODE § 2-577
Current through December 11, 2012
(Oct. 21, 1968, Pub. L. 90-614, title IV, § 407, as added Mar. 31, 2011, D.C. Law 18-350, § 2, 58 DCR 734.)