Bill Status of SB2281 96th General Assembly
Short Description: SCH DISTRICT REORGANIZATION
Sen. Chris Lauzen
| 1/12/2011||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the 2009 School District Reorganization Act. Within 60 days after the effective date of the Act, requires each educational service region to create a committee for the reorganization of school districts. Provides that no later than November 30, 2009, the chairperson of each reorganization committee shall submit to the State Committee a plan for reorganization of appropriate school districts within the educational service region. Requires the State Board of Education to serve as the State Committee. Requires the State Committee to receive and examine each plan for the reorganization of school districts submitted to it by the reorganization committees and to approve or reject the plan in whole or in part within 60 days after receipt of the plan. Sets forth other powers and duties of the State Committee. Provides for the approval of a plan by voters and for when the plan must take effect. Provides that, commencing on July 1, 2011, the State Board of Education shall assess the progress of reorganization made under the Act, conduct a survey of the need for additional reorganizations, and submit a report to the General Assembly and the Governor as to the progress made toward reorganization and the need for additional reorganization. Effective immediately.