That English shall be the language of all official proceedings in this state. Official proceedings shall be limited to any meeting of a public governmental body
at which any public business is discussed, decided, or public policy formulated, whether
such meeting is conducted in person or by means of communication equipment, including,
but not limited to, conference call, video conference, Internet chat, or Internet
message board. The term “official proceeding” shall not include an informal gathering of members
of a public governmental body for ministerial or social purposes, but the term shall
include a public vote of all or a majority of the members of a public governmental
body, by electronic communication or any other means, conducted in lieu of holding
an official proceeding with the members of the public governmental body gathered at
one location in order to conduct public business.
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