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H.R. 881: Tennessee Valley Authority Transparency Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 30, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 881

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 30, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To require certain meetings of the Tennessee Valley Authority to be transparent and open to the public, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Tennessee Valley Authority Transparency Act of 2019.

2.

Transparency and availability of meetings

Section 2(g)(2) of the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933 is amended to read as follows:

(2)

Meetings

(A)

In general

The Board shall meet at least 4 times each year.

(B)

Transparency

The Board shall, with respect to any meeting of the Board or a subcommittee of the Board for which a vote is not scheduled—

(i)

hold such meeting in public;

(ii)

provide public notice of no fewer than 6 calendar days, through the website of the Board, of any such meeting; and

(iii)

make publicly available the minutes and summaries of any such meeting.

(C)

Emergency meetings

Subparagraph (B)(ii) shall not apply if the chairman of the Board designates a meeting as an emergency special meeting.

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