Mississippi Legislature
2003 Regular Session

House Bill 374

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Title

Description: School districts; provide for elected trustees and appointed superintendents.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 01/07 (H) Referred To Education;Apportionment and Elections
2 02/04 (H) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateVRA\January 1, 2005
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredThree/Fifths

House Committees:

Principal Author: Chism

Code Sections: A 037-0007-0203, A 037-0007-0703, RP 037-0007-0209, RP 037-0007-0211, RP 037-0007-0213, RP 037-0007-0215, RP 037-0007-0217, RP 037-0007-0219, RP 037-0007-0705, RP 037-0007-0707, RP 037-0007-0709, RP 037-0007-0711, RP 037-0007-0713, RP 037-0007-0715, RP 037-0007-0717, A 037-0009-0013, A 037-0009-0025, RP 037-0009-0012, RP 037-0005-0061, RP 037-0005-0063, RP 037-0005-0065, RP 037-0005-0067, RP 037-0005-0069, RP 037-0005-0071, RP 037-0005-0075, A 023-0015-0297

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 37-7-203, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRUSTEES OF MUNICIPAL SEPARATE SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL BE ELECTED FROM SPECIAL TRUSTEE ELECTION DISTRICTS BY THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF SUCH DISTRICTS; TO PROVIDE THAT SUCH ELECTION SHALL BE HELD EVERY FOUR YEARS IN THE SAME MANNER AS ELECTIONS ARE HELD FOR OTHER MUNICIPAL OFFICERS; TO AMEND SECTION 37-7-703, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT THE TRUSTEES OF SPECIAL MUNICIPAL SEPARATE SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL BE ELECTED IN THE SAME MANNER AS TRUSTEES OF MUNICIPAL SEPARATE SCHOOL DISTRICTS; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 37-7-705 THROUGH 37-7-717, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDE CERTAIN METHODS FOR SELECTING TRUSTEES OF SPECIAL MUNICIPAL SEPARATE SCHOOL DISTRICTS; TO REPEAL SECTIONS 37-7-209 THROUGH 37-7-219, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDE CERTAIN METHODS FOR ELECTING TRUSTEES OF MUNICIPAL SEPARATE SCHOOL DISTRICTS FROM ADDED TERRITORY; TO AMEND SECTION 37-9-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ALL SUPERINTENDENTS OF SCHOOLS FROM AND AFTER JANUARY 1, 2004; TO AMEND SECTION 37-9-25, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY THERETO; TO REPEAL SECTION 37-9-12, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDES FOR A REFERENDUM ON THE QUESTION OF RETAINING THE ELECTIVE METHOD OF CHOOSING THE COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION; TO REPEAL, FROM AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS ACT, SECTIONS 37-5-61 THROUGH 37-5-75, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF COUNTY SUPERINTENDENTS OF EDUCATION; TO AMEND SECTION 23-15-297, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY THERETO; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 02/04/03 at 17:50.

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