In our December 22, 2011 library law article, we advised of the adoption of Public Act 97-504, effective January 1, 2012, and its requirement that all elected or appointed members of public entities who are in office as of January 1, 2012 or appointed thereafter complete the Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor’s Open Meetings Act (“OMA”) training curriculum during the 2012 calendar year.  Read more