2013 House Bill 5193

Restrict closed-door local government lawsuit meetings

Introduced in the House

Dec. 11, 2013

Introduced by Rep. Tom McMillin (R-45)

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.

Referred to the Committee on Oversight

March 25, 2014

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.

May 20, 2014

Amendment offered

The amendment passed by voice vote

May 21, 2014

Passed in the House 96 to 12 (details)

Received in the Senate

May 27, 2014

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations