Engrossed House Bill (H)

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Executive sessions and open records. Provides that a governing body may admit to an executive session of the governing body an individual who has been elected to the governing body but has not been sworn in as a member of the governing body. Allows a state educational institution to: (1) meet in executive session to discuss certain matters concerning establishment of a collaborative relationship or venture to advance the research, engagement, or education mission of the state educational institution; and (2) withhold records from public disclosure that are created while the negotiations are in progress. Amends the tabulation of a Executive sessions and open records. Provides that a governing body may admit to an executive session of the governing body an individual who has been elected to the governing body but has not been sworn in as a member of the governing body. Allows a state educational institution to: (1) meet in executive session to discuss certain matters concerning establishment of a collaborative relationship or venture to advance the research, engagement, or education mission of the state educational institution; and (2) withhold records from public disclosure that are created while the negotiations are in progress. Amends the tabulation of a provision regarding negotiations of certain state and local government entities to reflect that all of the listed entities negotiate with industrial, research, or commercial prospects. ... View more