House Bill 197 (133rd General Assembly) allowed for remote public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic until December 2020.
- Ohio Attorney General Explanation of Open Meetings Act Provisions in Am Sub HB 197
- HB 197 Public Remote Meeting Language
House Bill 404 (133rd General Assembly) extended the ability to hold virtual public meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic through July 1, 2021. It has not been extended beyond this date, meaning public meetings must now be held in person.