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SB 1408: Public Meetings/Pending Litigation


Public Meetings/Pending Litigation; Revises an exemption from public meetings requirements which authorizes a board or commission of a state agency, authority, county, municipal corporation, or political subdivision and the chief administrative or executive officer of such governmental entity to meet in private with the entity's attorney to discuss pending litigation. Includes within the exemption a public employee or agent having relevant information needed by the entity's attorney, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Location: In committee/council (GO)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Judiciary (JU)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/24/2011 Senate • Filed
3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary -SJ 106
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 106
3/29/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/04/11, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/4/2011 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 322
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 322
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability