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True or False? In December 2021, the Michigan Legislature voted to extend amendments to the Open Meetings Act (“OMA”) to provide public bodies discretion on whether to host open meetings electronically.

False. As presently written, after December 31, 2021, public bodies subject to the OMA may only accommodate the absence of members who qualify for military duty accommodation.

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