Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-15-21 (the “Order”) suspending the application of the provisions of Assembly Bill 361 (Rivas) to the meetings of local agencies until October 1. The new Order makes clear that, until September 30, local agencies may conduct open and public remote meetings relying on the authority provided under prior Executive Orders (N-25-20, N-29-20, N-35-20) issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, starting October 1, remote meetings must transition from the authority of the Governor’s Executive Orders to that of State law. On and after October 1, all meetings of special district boards and other local agencies:
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