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Brown Act Primer: After a closed session

Brown Act PrimerVI After a closed session

A. The agency must publicly report action taken in closed session as follows:

1 Approval of an agreement concluding real estate negotiations immediately
if the closed session results in a final agreement, and upon inquiry if the
agreement is finalized thereafter  

3 Action taken on claims.

4 Action taken to appoint, employ, dismiss, accept the resignation of, orotherwise affect the employment status of a public employee by title of position. [ tippy title =”66″]66.Gov’t Code § 54957.1(a)(5).[/tippy]

5 Approval of a labor agreement.

6 The public is entitled to copies of contracts, settlement agreements, and other documents approved by the public body and subject to any of these reporting requirements.

B. Records maintained during a closed session.

1 A local agency may maintain a minute book for actions taken during a closed session, but is not required to do so.

2 If it does maintain a minute book, or similar documentation, such records are not a public record.

3 Absent court order, a local agency is not required to tape record its closed
sessions.

63.Gov’t Code § 54957.1(a)(1).
64. Gov’t Code § 54957.1(a)(2), (3).
65. Gov’t Code § 54957.1(a)(4).
66.Gov’t Code § 54957.1(a)(5).
67. Gov’t Code § 54957.1(a)(6).
68.Gov’t Code § 54957.1(b).
69. Gov’t Code § 54957.2.
70.Gov’t Code § 54957.2.
71. Gov’t Code § 54960(b).

 63.Gov’t Code § 54957.1(a)(1).[/tippy}

2  Final settlement of pending litigation, as well as approval to defend, appeal, or participate in litigation. 64. Gov’t Code § 54957.1(a)(2), (3).

65. Gov’t Code § 54957.1(a)(4).
67.Gov’t Code § 54957.1(a)(6).
68.Gov’t Code § 54957.1(b).
69. Gov’t Code § 54957.2.
70.Gov’t Code § 54957.2.
71. Gov’t Code § 54960(b).

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