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SB 2087 - Secrecy in Public University Hiring - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (House) (37-56) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Secrecy in Public University Hiring

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that maintains the confidentiality of applicants for University President or Commissioner of Higher Education until the Board of Higher Education begins to reduce the number of applicants, at which point applicants are given two weeks to withdraw their application before any record relating to the candidate becomes an open record.

Highlights:
- Requires the Board, while maintaining the confidentiality of candidates, to reveal the number of applicants upon request (Sec. 1). - Specifies that if an applicant elects to withdraw their application, any record relating to that individual remains a record exempt from open records laws (Sec. 1). - Specifies that candidates that apply after the Board has begun to reduce the number of applicants is an open record (Sec. 1). - This bill is sponsored by the Senate Committee on Education at the request of the State Board of Higher Education.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Secrecy in Public University Hiring

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