SJR 44: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to open meetings of legislative bodies.
00SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 44 01 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to 02 open meetings of legislative bodies. 03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. Article II, Constitution of the State of Alaska, is amended by adding a new 05 section to read: 06 SECTION 22. MEETINGS OPEN. A meeting of a house of the legislature 07 or both houses jointly, a committee of the legislature, or a subcommittee of the 08 legislature is open to the public, except an executive session or other closed session 09 may be held if authorized by law. The legislature shall implement this section and 10 provide a remedy for a violation of this section by law. 11 * Sec. 2. The amendment proposed by this resolution shall be placed before the voters of 12 the state at the next general election in conformity with art. XIII, sec. 1, Constitution of the 13 State of Alaska, and the election laws of the state.