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Chapter 67

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  67.617.  Annual report — annual audit by certified public accountant, compensation — certain exemptions from Sunshine Law. — 1.  Each regional convention and visitors commission shall, before the second Monday in October, make an annual report to the chief executive officers and governing bodies of the city and county, respectively, and to the general assembly stating the condition of the commission on the first day of July of that year, and the various sums of money received and distributed by it during the preceding calendar year.  The fiscal year for each regional convention and visitors commission shall begin on the first day of July and end on the thirtieth day of June of the following calendar year.

  2.  Before the close of the first fiscal year of such commission, and at the close of every third fiscal year thereafter, the chief executives of the city and county, jointly, shall appoint one or more certified public accountants, who shall annually examine the books, accounts, and vouchers of the regional convention and visitors commission, and who shall make due report thereof to the chief executives and the board of the district.  The commission shall produce and submit to the accountants for examination all books, papers, documents, vouchers, and accounts of their office belonging or pertaining to the office, and shall in every way assist the accountants in their work.  In the report to be made by the accountants they may make any recommendation they deem proper as to the business methods of the officers and employees.  A reasonable compensation for the services of the accountants shall be paid by the commission.

  3.  In addition to the exceptions available under sections 610.010 to 610.225, the leases, agreements, contracts, or subleases, and any amendments thereto, for space, usage, or services in any convention center or related facilities owned or operated by a regional convention and visitors commission, or any drafts or unexecuted versions of such documents, shall not be considered public records within the meaning of subdivision (6) of section 610.010, when, in the reasonable judgment of the commission, the disclosure of the information in the records may endanger the competitiveness of the business or prospects of the commission or provide an unfair advantage to its competitors; provided, however, that the foregoing may not be deemed to include any leases, agreements, contracts, or subleases involving a professional sports franchise.


(L. 1984 S.B. 709 § 6, A.L. 1995 H.B. 414, A.L. 2015 H.B. 137)

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