17:3133      Public hearings;  due process


A. In exercising and fulfilling its powers, duties and functions as specifically enumerated in Article VIII, Section 5(D), paragraphs (1) and (4) of the Louisiana Constitution, the Board of Regents shall before adopting or issuing an order, rule, regulation, plan, policy or recommendation, hold public hearings at which all students, faculty, staff, administrators, management boards and interested citizens may appear and present testimony.  The Board of Regents shall accompany each such order, rule, regulation, plan, policy and recommendation with written reasons therefor, explaining in detail the reasons for its actions.


B. The Board of Regents shall submit a copy of any order, rule, regulation, plan, agreement, policy, or recommendation so adopted to the Senate Committee on Education and the House Committee on Education, along with the written reasons and explanations therefor and a summary report of the proceedings of the public hearings conducted in accordance with the provisions of this Section.


Added by Acts 1975, No. 313, § 1, eff. July 17, 1975.  Amended by Acts 2010, No. 648, § 1, eff. June 29, 2010.