The Act substantially revises Georgia's &'s open meetings; law. The Act requires that notice of a meeting be sent to the legal organ of the county and be posted at the meeting place at lest twenty-four hours in advance of the meeting. An agenda of business acted on at the meeting must be made available to the public within two business days of the meeting. The Act now specifically covers all nonprofit organizations except nonprofit hospitals. Also, the maximum fine for a violation of the law is increased from one hundred to five hundred dollars, but the violation now must be &willful and knowing.&; Finally, the Act provides that attorney's fees may be awarded in certain circumstances.
"STATE GOVERNMENT Open Meetings: Revise Law,"
Georgia State University Law Review: Vol. 5
, Article 34.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol5/iss1/34