SB205 was voted ought to pass with amendment 3-2 by the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. This bill includes the governor’s office as a public agency and for electioneering. The committee amendment moved the governor’s office from a public body to a public agency. Here is the full amended sentence:
V. “Public agency” means any agency, authority, department, or office of the state, including the office of the governor, or of any county, town, municipal corporation, school district, school administrative unit, chartered public school, or other political subdivision.
The report on the bill from the committee was written by Sen. Sharon Carson. This bill now goes to the full Senate for a vote.