Brown Act

Criminal Penalties for Lying to the Public


54959- Each member of a legislative body who attends a meeting of that legislative body where action is taken in violation of any provision of this chapter, and where the member intends to deprive the public of information to which the member knows or has reason to know the public is entitled under this chapter, is guilty of a misdemeanor.



Remedies are described under Sections 54960, 54960.1 and 54960.5