PROTECTION OF TRADE SECRETS AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION STUDY GROUP
NORTH CAROLINA MINING AND ENERGY COMMISSION
November 21, 2013
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Archdale Building – 504Q Conference Room
1. Call to Order and Notice of NCGS 138A-15 Director Jim Womack
In accordance with the State Government Ethics Act, it is the duty of every member of the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission to avoid conflicts of interest and potential conflicts. If any member knows of a conflict of interest or potential conflict with respect to matters coming before the Committee today, please identify the conflict or potential conflict at this time.
2. Background and Introductions Director Jim Womack
3. Approval of Minutes from September 6th Meeting Director Jim Womack
4. Discussion of DENR Protection of Trade Secrets and Proprietary Layla Cummings Information Memorandum
5. Discussion of Study Group Report Format & Development Director Jim Womack
6. Discussion of Trade Secret Review Panel Proposal Director Jim Womack
7. Public comment
8. Study Group Scope Change & Anticipated Future Meetings Director Jim Womack
9. Closing comments Members
Reminder to All MEC Members: Members having a question about a conflict of interest or potential conflict should consult with the Chair or with legal counsel.
Reminder to MEC Members Appointed by the Governor: Executive Order 34 mandates that in transacting Commission business each person appointed by the Governor shall act always in the best interest of the public without regard for his or her financial interests. To this end, each appointee must recuse himself or herself from voting on any matter on which the appointee has a financial interest.