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SF 167

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 01/21/2015 09:07am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to education; updating board membership to conform with Laws 2006;
authorizing the Minneapolis School Board to remove a member by a majority
vote; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 128D.05, subdivision 1;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 128D; repealing
Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 128D.14.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 128D.05, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Number, term, pay.

(a) The board of education deleted text beginof such districtdeleted text end shall
consist of deleted text beginseven directorsdeleted text endnew text begin six members elected by district and three members elected
at large
new text end. The term of office of each director shall be four years or until a successor is
elected and qualified. The directors shall receive such compensation as may be fixed by
the board of education.

(b) deleted text beginThe governing body of Special School District No. 1 may provide for election
of four of its directors in 1994 and subsequent years for four-year terms, and election of
three of its directors in 1996 and subsequent years for four-year terms. To accomplish this
change, the governing body may provide that the terms of office for directors elected in
1991 will expire January 1, 1995, and that the terms of office for directors to be elected in
1993 will expire January 1, 1997.
deleted text endnew text begin The school board shall designate each election district
by number. Three districts must have odd numbers and three districts must have even
numbers. The board may provide for election districts that correspond to the Minneapolis
Park Board election districts or may designate different district boundaries for the school
election districts, except that each school election district must be as equal in population
as practicable and composed of compact, contiguous territory. When districts are redrawn
following a census, members continue to serve until the expiration of the term to which
they were elected.
new text end

new text begin (c) A candidate for school board must file an affidavit of candidacy pursuant to
section 205A.06. A candidate must indicate on the affidavit the number of the district from
which the candidate seeks election or, if applicable, that the candidate seeks one of the
offices elected at large.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 2.

new text begin [128D.141] BOARD MEMBER REMOVAL.
new text end

new text begin The board may remove, for proper cause, any member or officer of the board and fill
the vacancy; but the removal must be by a concurrent vote of a majority of members, at
a meeting of whose time, place, and object the charged member has been duly notified,
with the reasons for the proposed removal and after an opportunity to be heard in defense
against the removal.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2016.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text begin REPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 128D.14, new text end new text begin is repealed.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2016.
new text end