Text: H.R.881 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/30/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 881


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


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 30, 2019

Mr. Burchett 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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

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

SEC. 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.”.