House Bill 2336 and Senate Bill 200 would rewrite KOMA in such a way that any gathering deemed a “social event” could be used as subterfuge for public discussion of virtually any issue.
Language in HB 2336 would let every public official in the state of Kansas — not just legislators — off the hook if a gathering didn’t lead the body or agency to “deliberate specific matters” under their purview. SB 200 would allow such gatherings as long as discussions didn’t lead to the formulation of policy or to a vote of the body.

(Read more: Gardner News)

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