By Nixon S.B. No. 1642 76R8916 JD-F A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1-1 AN ACT 1-2 relating to the requirement that certain meetings of an appraisal 1-3 review board be open to the public. 1-4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 1-5 SECTION 1. Section 6.42, Tax Code, is amended by adding 1-6 Subsection (d) to read as follows: 1-7 (d) A meeting of the board held for the purpose of 1-8 educating, orienting, or training the board in appraisal district 1-9 or board operations shall be open to the public. The board shall: 1-10 (1) post notice of the meeting in the time and manner 1-11 required of a governmental body by Section 551.043, Government 1-12 Code; and 1-13 (2) allocate a reasonable amount of time for public 1-14 input during the meeting. 1-15 SECTION 2. The importance of this legislation and the 1-16 crowded condition of the calendars in both houses create an 1-17 emergency and an imperative public necessity that the 1-18 constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three several 1-19 days in each house be suspended, and this rule is hereby suspended, 1-20 and that this Act take effect and be in force from and after its 1-21 passage, and it is so enacted.