Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has identified the five most common Sunshine Law violations found in Missouri government. The list was compiled from audit reports issued between January 2014 and June 2015.
The top 5 violations are:
1. Closed meeting topics- Some issues discussed in closed meetings were not allowed by law.
2. Reasons for closed meetings- The reasons for closing a meeting and related votes were not adequately documented.
3. Meeting minutes- Minutes were not prepared for open meetings.