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6 LONG TITLE
7 General Description:
8 This bill provides for the replacement of a local school board president or vice president
9 and establishes board quorum requirements.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . provides that when a vacancy occurs in the office of president or vice president of a
13 local school board for any reason, a replacement shall be elected for the unexpired
14 term; and
15 . requires attendance of a simple majority of the board members to constitute a
16 quorum for the transaction of official business.
17 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
19 Other Special Clauses:
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 53A-3-201, as last amended by Chapter 78, Laws of Utah 1990
25 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
26 Section 1. Section 53A-3-201 is amended to read:
27 53A-3-201. Election of officers -- Terms -- Time of election -- Removal of officers
28 -- Quorum requirements.
29 (1) A local school board shall elect a president and a vice-president whose terms of
30 office are for two years and until their successors are elected.
31 (2) The elections shall be held during the first board meeting in January following a
32 regular school board election held in the district.
33 (3) An officer appointed or elected by a local school board may be removed from
34 office for cause by a vote of two-thirds of the board.
35 (4) When a vacancy occurs in the office of president or vice president of the board for
36 any reason, a replacement shall be elected for the unexpired term.
37 (5) Attendance of a simple majority of the board members constitutes a quorum for the
38 transaction of official business.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-27-05 11:25 AM
Based on a limited legal review, this legislation has not been determined to have a high
probability of being held unconstitutional.