The Idaho Open Meeting Law (Idaho Code 74-201 to 74-208) was designed to ensure transparency of the legislative and administrative processes within state and local governments. Those who conduct meetings must remember this policy above all when deciding whether a meeting should be open. If a meeting is closed, there must be a compelling reason, supported by the statute itself, or by subsequent court rulings.
"Executive Session" means any meeting or part of a meeting of a governing body which is closed to any persons for deliberation on certain matters.
References and Resources
Idaho State Statutes - Idaho Code 74-201 to 74-208
Office of the Attorney General - Idaho Open Meeting Law Manual (Idaho Code 74-201 through 74-208)
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