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  80R2811 JRD-D
 
  By: Jones H.B. No. 364
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
AN ACT
relating to authority to conduct a closed meeting to discuss
certain personnel matters involving a municipal advisory body.
       BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
       SECTION 1.  Section 551.0745, Government Code, is amended to
read as follows:
       Sec. 551.0745.  PERSONNEL MATTERS AFFECTING COUNTY OR
MUNICIPAL ADVISORY BODY; CLOSED MEETING. (a)  This chapter does not
require the commissioners court of a county or the governing body of
a municipality to conduct an open meeting:
             (1)  to deliberate the appointment, employment,
evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a
member of an advisory body; or
             (2)  to hear a complaint or charge against a member of
an advisory body.
       (b)  Subsection (a) does not apply if the individual who is
the subject of the deliberation or hearing requests a public
hearing.
       SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
Act takes effect September 1, 2007.