Title 42. Public Officers and Employees

Chapter 1-a. Open Meetings Law


42:28    Civil penalties


Any member of a public body who knowingly and wilfully participates in a meeting conducted in violation of this Chapter shall be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed five hundred dollars per violation. The member shall be personally liable for the payment of such penalty. A suit to collect such penalty must be instituted within sixty days of the violation. 


Redesignated from R.S. 42:13 by Acts 2010, No. 861, § 23. Added by Acts 1989, No. 54, § 1. Amended by Acts 2019, No. 340, § 1.