California Education Code

Section 89920. Public Meeting Requirement

Each governing board, or any sub-board of the governing board, of an auxiliary organization shall conduct its business in public meetings. All governing
board and sub-board meetings shall be open and public, and all persons shall be permitted to attend any meeting of the governing board or sub-board of an
auxiliary organization, except as otherwise provided in this article. (1984)

Section 89921. Regular and Special Meetings; Notice

Each governing board and sub-board shall annually establish, by resolution, bylaws, or whatever other rule is required for the conduct of business by
that body, the time and locations for holding regular meetings. Each governing board and sub-board shall, at least one week prior to the date set for the
meeting, give written notice of every regular meeting, and any special meeting which is called, at least one week prior to the date set for the meeting, to
any individual or medium that has filed a written request for notice. Any request for notice filed pur¬suant to this section shall be valid for one year
from the date on which it is filed unless a renewal request is filed. (1984)

Section 89922. Special Meetings; Call and Notice

A special meeting may be called at any time by the presiding officer of a governing board or sub-board, or by a majority of the members of the governing board
or sub-board, by delivering personally or by mail written notice to each member of the board or sub-board, and to any medium or other party to be directly
affected by a meeting, or any other person who has requested notice in writing. The call and notice of a special meeting shall be delivered at least 24 hours
prior to any meeting and shall specify the time and place of the special meeting and the business to be transacted. No other business shall be considered at these
meetings by the governing board or sub-board. Written notice may be dispensed with as to any member who, at or prior to the time the meeting convenes, files with
the clerk or the secretary of the governing board or sub-board a written waiver of notice. The waiver may be given by telegram. Written notice may also be
dispensed with as to any member who is actually present at the meeting at the time it convenes. (1984)

Section 89923. Closed Sessions

Any governing board or sub-board may hold closed sessions to consider matters relating to litigation, collective bargaining, or the appointment, employment,
evaluation of performance, or dismissal of an employee, or to hear complaints or charges brought against an employee by another person or employee, unless the
employee requests a public hearing. For the purposes of this section, “employee” does not include any person elected or appointed to an office. A board or sub-board,
upon a favorable majority vote of its members, may also hold a closed session to discuss investments where a public discussion could have a negative impact on
the auxiliary organization’s financial situation. In this case, a final decision shall only be made during public sessions. (1984)

Section 89924. Posting of Issues Prior to Board Action

No governing board or sub-board shall take action on any issue until that issue has been publicly posted for at least one week. (1984)

Section 89925. Election of Officers and Board Members

Each auxiliary organization shall establish, by constitution, statue, bylaws, or resolution, provisions for elections of officers and board members.
These provisions shall be designed to allow all those eligible to vote complete access to all information on issues and candidates. These provisions shall
include, but not be limited to, provisions for sample ballots, numbers of days and hours for voting, polling locations, and notice of elections. (1984)

Section 89926. Judiciary or Judicial Council; Finality of Decisions

Where the constitution or articles of incorporation of an associated students auxiliary organization provides for a judiciary or judicial council with powers
separate from the governing board of the auxiliary organization, decisions rendered by the judiciary or judicial council shall be final. (1984)

Section 89927. Knowledge of Meeting in Contravention of Article; Violation be Attendees

Each member of a governing board pursuant to this article who attends a meeting of the governing board where action is taken in violation of any provision of
this article, with knowledge of the fact that the meeting is in violation of this article, is guilty of a misdemeanor. (1984)

Section 89928. Applicability of Article

This article is applicable to the governing board of any state-wide student organization, which represents the students of the California State University
and student body organizations of the campuses of the California State University. (2000)

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