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House Bill 1074


House Bill 1074

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF HB1074 (Updated April 25, 2011 2:50 pm - DI 84)


Selection of school board members. Provides that, beginning in 2012, school board members selected by election must be elected at general elections and take office the following January 1. Provides that a school board plan may be amended to allow for both election and appointment of the members of the school board. Allows a change in a school board plan to be initiated by the filing of a petition signed by at least 10% of the voters of the school corporation with the clerk of the circuit court. (Under current law, a petition initiating a change in a school board plan must be signed by at least 20% of the voters of the school corporation.) Provides for a public question to be placed on the ballot at the 2011 municipal election in Mishawaka asking the voters whether the method of choosing members of the governing body of the Mishawaka school corporation should be changed. Establishes, if the voters of Mishawaka approve the public question, a governing body of five members, three of whom are elected at large by the voters of the city, one of whom is appointed by the city executive, and one of whom is appointed by the city legislative body. Provides other details of the organization of the governing body. Provides for the election rather than the appointment of the members of the school board for the city of East Chicago and adds certain other provisions concerning the composition and organization of the school board. Repeals provisions related to the election of school board members at the primary election.
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