CLIENT ALERT – Amendment to PA Sunshine Act Imposes New Requirements on Meetings Held by Local Government Agencies

Written by: Gretchen E. Moore

Recently Governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 554 (now Act 65 of 2021) into law.  This legislation amends the Pennsylvania Sunshine Law to require agencies (including political subdivisions such as counties, cities, townships, boroughs and authorities as well as both traditional public and charter school boards) to make available in advance to the public the proposed agenda for any meeting.

SMGG Shareholders Alan Shuckrow, Kathy Clark and Gretchen Moore give a brief overview in the attached Client Alert.  If you are in need of more specific information, please contact one of our Municipal Law Attorneys at (412) 281-5423.