SB 184: "An Act relating to public access to legislative committee meetings during regular legislative sessions by Internet broadcast."
00 SENATE BILL NO. 184 01 "An Act relating to public access to legislative committee meetings during regular 02 legislative sessions by Internet broadcast." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 24.05 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 24.05.186. Access to committee meetings by Internet broadcast. Each 06 room that is regularly used during regular legislative sessions for meetings of 07 committees of the legislature shall be equipped with a fixed camera capable of 08 producing an audio and video feed without an operator once turned on. During regular 09 sessions of the legislature, each meeting of a standing, special, joint, or permanent 10 interim committee, except for executive sessions, that is held in a room with a fixed 11 camera shall be recorded and the live feed made immediately available to the public 12 through Internet broadcast so that the public may easily observe and listen to the 13 meeting while it is in progress. The electronic recordings produced by a fixed camera 14 under this section are not public records and are not required to be retained or stored.