TITLE 17. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 26. COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
PART X. RESEARCH PARK CORPORATION
17:3396.8 Applicability of other laws
A. Except as otherwise provided in this Section, the corporation shall be subject to the Public Records Law, the Open Meetings Law, and the Code of Governmental Ethics. Until thirty days prior to the date the board of directors is scheduled to consummate a final sale or lease of any immovable property owned by the corporation, the board may meet in executive session to discuss negotiations between the corporation and any prospective vendor or lessee of that property. R.S. 44:31 through 35 shall not apply to any records related to the negotiations of or to the terms of such a sale or lease until thirty days prior to the date the board of directors is scheduled to consummate a final sale or lease. The board shall give written public notice of its intention to consummate a final sale or lease at least thirty days prior to the date on which the board intends to take such action. This notice shall comply with the procedural provisions of R.S. 42:7.
B. The corporation shall issue a report to the public annually specifying the number of prospects managed, the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code, the number of location contracts finalized, the number of prospects still active and the negotiations status, and the number of negotiations terminated and the reasons for termination.
C. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Part to the contrary, that portion of the documents evidencing proprietary information or trade secrets of either the corporation or the prospective vendee or lessee shall not be subject to the Public Records Law for any reason whatsoever.
Added by Acts 1992, No. 882, Sec. 1.