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2013 House Bill 4363: Ban local governmental body “phone-in” voting
Introduced by Rep. Amanda Price (R) on March 5, 2013 To establish that if a member of a public body is allowed to cast a vote on a decision by the body without being physically present, it is a violation of the state Open Meetings Act.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Oversight Committee on March 5, 2013
Reported in the House on May 8, 2013 With the recommendation that the amendments be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on May 15, 2013
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 15, 2013
Passed 92 to 14 in the House on May 16, 2013 (same description)
To establish that if a member of a public body is allowed to cast a vote on a decision by the body without being physically present, it is a violation of the state Open Meetings Act.
Received in the Senate on May 21, 2013
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on May 21, 2013
Reported in the Senate on July 16, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

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