Posted on Jan 27, 2022 in Featured, What's New

On January 26, 2022, Governor David Ige issued an Emergency Proclamation that continued the suspension of only the in-person meeting location requirement for remote meetings under the Sunshine Law, while retaining the remaining provisions of Act 220, SLH 2021, that took effect on January 1, 2022.  The proclamation suspends:

Chapter 92-3.7, HRS, remote meeting by interactive conference technology; notice; quorum, only to the extent necessary to suspend the requirement to have at least one meeting location that is open to the public. This limited suspension ensures entities can conduct meetings safely under the Sunshine Law using interactive conference technology given the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, while retaining in force all other provisions of Act 220, 2021 Haw. Sess. Laws 801 on January 1, 2022. This provision supersedes the “Emergency Proclamation Related to Sunshine Law In-Person Meetings” issued on December 29, 2021.

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