81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85 Page: 73 of 126
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S.B. No. 1540
(V A.C.S. Art. 6550c-1, Secs 3(c) (part).)
c. 173.104. PRESIDING OFFICER. (a) The directors shall
elec to e member as presiding officer.
,b) The presiding officer may select another director to
pres de in the absence of the presiding officer. (V.A.C.S. Art.
65 Oc-1, Sec. 3(d).)
SSec. 173.105. MEETINGS. The presiding officer shall call
at least one meeting of the board each year and may hold other
me etings as the presiding officer determines are appropriate.
(V.A.C.S. Art. 6550c-1, Sec. 3(e).)
SSec. 173.106. BOARD MEETINGS BY TELEPHONE OR
VIDEOCONFERENCE. (a) Chapter 551, Government Code, does not
prohibit the board from holding an open or closed meeting by
telephone conference call or videoconference.
5 (b) A meeting held by telephone conference call or
6 videoconference need not have a quorum present at any one location.
7 (c) A telephone conference call or videoconference meeting
8 is subject to the notice requirements applicable to other meetings.
9 T (d) notice of a telephone conference call or
0 ieoconference meeting must specify each location of the meeting
Swherea director will participate and the physical location where
,2 thvpresiding officer of the board will preside. Each of those
23 locations must be open to the public during the open portion of the
25 (e) Each part of a telephone conference call meeting that is
26 required to be open to the public must be audible to the public at
27 each meeting location specified in the notice of the meeting and
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 81st Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1540, Chapter 85, legislative document, May 20, 2009; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth310917/m1/73/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.