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Introduced in Senate (01/18/1973)

Requires all meetings of all Standing, Joint, Special and Select Committees and their subcommittees of the Senate to be open to the public, except when the subject matter of the meeting involves the national security, and then only when a motion to meet in executive session shall be adopted by majority vote of the members of such committee who are present at the meeting; and except meetings of any committee or subcommittee in which testimony or evidence presented or considered may tend to defame, degrade or incriminate any person, in which case such testimony or evidence shall be received and considered in executive session, and then only when a motion to meet in executive session shall be adopted by majority vote of the members of such committee who are present at the meeting.