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Open Meeting Law

The Open Meeting Law (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13D) requires public bodies to meet in open session unless otherwise permitted and provide meeting notices to the public. This law applies to both state-level public bodies and local public bodies, such as county boards, city councils, and school boards. For more information on the requirements of the Open Meeting Law, visit our pages below.

Open Meeting Law Rules and Requirements

Public bodies must follow certain rules when holding meetings. Learn about the requirements here.

State Public Bodies

Learn about State public bodies and the Open Meeting Law.

Myths and Misconceptions

You may be surprised that the Open Meeting Law is "silent" on certain issues. Find out which ones here.

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