Hayward USD | BB 9011 Board Bylaws
Disclosure Of Confidential/Privileged Information
All confidential/privileged information and records shall be released only as allowed by law.
Confidential/privileged information which is produced for or which comes out during closed sessions of the Governing Board shall not be divulged or released unless a majority of Board members agree to release the information, subject to applicable laws regarding closed sessions and confidential records. (Education Code 35146, Government Codes 3549.1, 6250, 54956.8, 54956.9, 54957)
This policy is not intended to cause the withholding of information about the purpose and subject(s) of the closed session as required for public information under Government Code 54957.7.
Information from closed sessions shall be released by the president or chairman of the meeting in which the closed session is held.
Any Board member who willfully and for monetary gain uses or discloses confidential/privileged information as defined in Government Code 1098 is guilty of a misdemeanor.
(cf. 5125 - Student Records)
(cf. 4119.23 - Unauthorized Release of Confidential/Privileged Information)
(cf. 9321 - Closed Sessions)
35010 Power of governing board to adopt rules for its own governance
35146 Closed session
1040 Privilege for official information
1098 Public officials and employees re confidential information
3549.1 Meeting and negotiating in public educational employment
54956.8 Open meeting laws
54956.9 Closed meeting for pending litigation
54957 Closed session; "employee" defined; exclusion of witnesses
54957.1 Subsequent public report and rollcall vote; employee matters in closed session
54957.5 Public records
54957.6 Closed session; representatives with employee organization
54957.7 Reasons for closed session
54963 Confidential information in closed session
ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS
80 Ops.Cal.Atty.Gen. 231 (1997)
Professional Governance Standards, November 2000
Maximizing School Board Leadership, 1996
Bylaw HAYWARD UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: November 18, 1991 Hayward, California
revised: September 26, 2012