Description: School districts; mandate countywide consolidation in certain larger counties.
History of Actions:
|1||01/07/97||(H)||Referred To Education;Ways and Means|
|2||02/04/97||(H)||Died In Committee|
|Effective date||V/R App. Req.|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|3/5ths vote required||Yes|
Principal Author: Guice
Title: AN ACT TO CREATE A NEW CODE SECTION MANDATING THE COUNTYWIDE CONSOLIDATION OF ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN COUNTIES HAVING MORE THAN THREE SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND A POPULATION EXCEEDING 50,000; TO REQUIRE THE ELECTION OF COUNTY BOARDS OF EDUCATION AND COUNTY SUPERINTENDENTS OF EDUCATION IN THOSE COUNTIES; TO PRESCRIBE THE MANNER OF ESTABLISHING TEACHER CONTRACTS AND PREPARING A BUDGET FOR THE FIRST SCHOOL YEAR FOLLOWING THE CREATION OF THE COUNTYWIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS; TO CREATE A NEW CODE SECTION AUTHORIZING THE VOLUNTARY COUNTYWIDE CONSOLIDATION OF ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN ALL OTHER COUNTIES; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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