By: Nixon, Wentworth S.B. No. 1642 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT 1-1 relating to appraisal review board meetings. 1-2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-3 SECTION 1. Section 6.42, Tax Code, is amended by adding 1-4 Subsections (d) and (e) to read as follows: 1-5 (d) A meeting of the appraisal review board held for the 1-6 purpose of educating, orientating, or training the board in 1-7 appraisal district or board operations shall be open to the public. 1-8 The board shall: 1-9 (1) post notice of the meeting in the time and manner 1-10 required of a governmental body by Section 551.043, Government 1-11 Code; and 1-12 (2) allocate a reasonable amount of time for public 1-13 input during the meeting. 1-14 (e) Subsection (d) does not apply to training and 1-15 educational courses supervised by the comptroller under Section 1-16 5.041. 1-17 SECTION 2. The importance of this legislation and the 1-18 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-19 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-20 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-21 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended, 1-22 and that this Act take effect and be in force from and after its 1-23 passage, and it is so enacted.