The attorney general has yet to weigh in on whether the Tourism Council is a public body, and as such subject to open meeting requirements and fulfillment of information requests by the public.
Tourism Council chairman Jeff Wassmer provided a brief update during the group’s monthly meeting Tuesday.
Wassmer said Sen. Thomas K. “Tommy” Norment’s office has sent a letter inquiring about the Tourism Council’s status to the attorney general’s office. A legal opinion is anticipated in a matter of weeks.
Norment sponsored the legislation that created the Tourism Council.
“He’s in a better position to ask the attorney general,” Wassmer said after the meeting, adding that...