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CS/SB 778: District School Board Membership

GENERAL BILL by Education Pre-K - 12 ; Diaz de la Portilla

District School Board Membership; Requires that district school boards consist of nine members in counties where the population exceeds a certain number. Provides for single-member and at-large districts. Requires nonpartisan elections. Provides for the election of a chair and vice chair of the school board. Provides for 4-year terms of office and staggered terms of members. Permits changes in the boundaries of school board member residence areas and provides the procedure for publication of those changes.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/4/2011 Senate - Withdrawn from further consideration -SJ 786
Location: Withdrawn from consideration
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/3/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections; Rules -SJ 61
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 61
4/11/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 04/14/11, 9:15 am, 301 Senate Office Building
4/14/2011 Senate • CS by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 3 NAYS 2 -SJ 471
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/15/2011 Senate • Now in Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections -SJ 471
4/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections, 04/26/11, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/26/2011 Senate • CS by Education Pre-K - 12 read 1st time -SJ 478
5/4/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections; Rules
• Withdrawn from further consideration -SJ 786