state laws at your finger tips
in concise, plain language
Legislation watch

2013 House Bill 5193: Restrict closed-door local government lawsuit meetings
Introduced by Rep. Tom McMillin (R) on December 11, 2013 To prohibit government legislative bodies from holding closed-door sessions to discuss trial or settlement strategies, unless the matter being discussed is already being litigated.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Oversight Committee on December 11, 2013
Reported in the House on March 25, 2014 With the recommendation that the amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on May 20, 2014
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 20, 2014
Passed 96 to 12 in the House on May 21, 2014 (same description)
To prohibit government legislative bodies from holding closed-door sessions to discuss trial or settlement strategies, unless the matter being discussed is already being litigated.
Received in the Senate on May 27, 2014
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on May 27, 2014

Comments