• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) All meetings (including hearings) of any department, agency, board, or commission of the District government, including meetings of the Council of the District of Columbia, at which official action of any kind is taken shall be open to the public. No resolution, rule, act, regulation, or other official action shall be effective unless taken, made, or enacted at such meeting.

(b) A written transcript or a transcription shall be kept for all such meetings and shall be made available to the public during normal business hours of the District government. Copies of such written transcripts or copies of such transcriptions shall be available, upon request, to the public at reasonable cost.

(Dec. 24, 1973, 87 Stat. 831, Pub. L. 93-198, title VII, § 742.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 1-1504.

1973 Ed., § 1-1503a.

Miscellaneous Notes

Definitions applicable: The definitions contained in § 1-201.03 apply to this section.