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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 9. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA [92000 - 92961]

  ( Division 9 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 57. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA [92000 - 92988]

  ( Part 57 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [92000 - 92050]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 3. Meetings of the Regents [92020 - 92033]
  ( Heading of Article 3 repealed [comm. with Section 92030] and added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 274. )

92020.
  

(a) As used in this article, “Regents of the University of California” means any of the following:

(1) The Board of Regents of the University of California.

(2) The standing and special committees or subcommittees of the Board of Regents.

(3) An advisory board, advisory commission, advisory committee, advisory subcommittee, study group, task force, or similar multimember advisory body of the Board of Regents that has continuing subject matter jurisdiction in the area of compensation, if created by formal action of the Board of Regents or of any member of the Board of Regents, and if the advisory body so created consists of one or more regents, other than ex officio members of the Board of Regents. An advisory group the purpose of which is to recruit executives for the university is excluded from this paragraph.

(b) As used in this article, “Regents of the University of California” does not include groups of three or fewer regents appointed to advise and assist the university administration in contract negotiations.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 523, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2008.)

92030.
  

All meetings of the Regents of the University of California shall, except as otherwise provided in this article, be subject to Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1195, Sec. 1.)

92032.
  

Notwithstanding Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code:

(a) The Regents of the University of California, as occasioned by necessity, may hold special meetings. The regents shall give public notice for these meetings. This notice shall be given by means of a notice hand delivered or mailed to each newspaper of general circulation and television or radio station that has requested notice in writing, so that the notice may be published or broadcast at least 72 hours before the time of the meeting. The notice shall specify the time, place, and agenda of the special meeting. The regents shall not consider any business not included in the agenda portion of the notice. Failure to comply with this subdivision shall not be excused by the fact that no action was taken at the special meeting.

(b) The Regents of the University of California may conduct closed sessions when they meet to consider or discuss any of the following matters:

(1) Matters affecting national security.

(2) The conferring of honorary degrees or other honors or commemorations.

(3) Matters involving gifts, devises, and bequests.

(4) Matters involving the purchase or sale of investments for endowment and pension funds.

(5) Matters involving litigation, when discussion in open session concerning those matters would adversely affect, or be detrimental to, the public interest.

(6) The acquisition or disposition of property, if discussion of these matters in open session could adversely affect the regents’ ability to acquire or dispose of the property on the terms and conditions they deem to be in the best public interest.

(7) (A) Matters concerning the appointment, employment, performance, compensation, or dismissal of university officers or employees, excluding individual regents other than the president of the university.

(B) (i) Action taken by a committee of the regents, and final action by the full board of regents, on a proposal for the compensation package of the following executive officers shall occur in an open session of each of those bodies, and shall include a disclosure of the compensation package and rationale for the action:

(I) The President of the University of California.

(II) The chancellor of an individual campus.

(III) A vice president.

(IV) The treasurer or the assistant treasurer.

(V) The general counsel.

(VI) The regents’ secretary.

(ii) Members of the public shall be afforded the opportunity to address the committee and full board on the proposal during or before consideration of the action item.

(C) Discussion by a committee of the regents of, and action on, an executive compensation program or policy, and any final action by the full board of regents on that program or policy, shall occur in open session of each of those bodies.

(D) Compensation for the principal officers of the regents and the officers of the university shall include salary, benefits, perquisites, severance payments (except those made in connection with a dismissal or a litigation settlement), retirement benefits, or any other form of compensation.

(8) Matters relating to complaints or charges brought against university officers or employees, excluding individual regents other than the president of the university, unless the officer or employee requests a public hearing.

(c) While a witness is being examined during any open or closed session, any or all other witnesses in the investigation may be excluded from the proceedings by the regents.

(d) Committees of the regents may conduct closed sessions on Medi-Cal contract negotiations.

(e) The nominating committee of the regents may conduct closed sessions held for the purpose of proposing officers of the board and members of the board’s various committees.

(f) Committees of the regents may conduct closed sessions held for the purpose of proposing a student regent.

(g) The regents shall not be required to give public notice of meetings of special search or selection committees held for the purpose of conducting interviews for university officer positions.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 523, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 2008.)

92032.5.
  

(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that no proposal relating to the salary, benefits, perquisites, severance payments (except those made in connection with a dismissal or a litigation settlement), or retirement benefits, or any other form of compensation paid to an officer of the University of California shall become effective unless both of the following occur:

(1) (A) Notice of the meeting at which the proposal is to be considered has been given to each regent.

(B) Information and materials regarding the proposal, including a full disclosure of the fiscal impact, have been made available to each regent in advance of the meeting at which the proposal is to be considered.

(C) The fact that the board of regents intends to vote on a proposal concerning the compensation of an officer has been displayed in the meeting notice made available to the public in accordance with the requirements of Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 1 of the Government Code or, in the case of a special meeting, in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 92032.

(D) The specific proposal has been made available, prior to the commencement of the open session of the regents at which adoption of the proposal is to be considered, to members of the public present at the open session. The proposal shall be acted upon by the regents as the final open session item for action.

(2) The proposal has been approved by the making of a motion and its adoption by a majority vote of the regents present at an open session. Nothing in this section shall preclude in open session the full discussion of the contents of the motion or the reasons why it should or should not be adopted.

(b) As used in this section, “officer” means each principal officer of the Regents of the University of California and the officers of the university, as listed in Figure 9 on page F-37 of the Analysis of the 1993–94 Budget Bill by the Legislative Analyst’s office.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 1290, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1994.)

92033.
  

The Regents of the University of California shall provide a copy of this article and Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, to each regent upon his or her appointment to the board or assumption of the office of regent.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1195, Sec. 4.)

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