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8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This bill amends provisions related to the election of State Board of Education
12 Highlighted Provisions:
13 This bill:
14 . allows the State Board of Education to elect up to three members to serve as vice
15 chairs of the board; and
16 . makes technical changes.
17 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
19 Other Special Clauses:
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 53A-1-201, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1995, Chapter 208
25 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
26 Section 1. Section 53A-1-201 is amended to read:
27 53A-1-201. Election and appointment of officers -- Removal from office.
28 (1) The State Board of Education shall elect from its members a chair, and at least one
29 vice chair, but no more than three vice chairs, each year at a meeting held any time between
30 November 15 and January 15.
31 (2) (a) If the election of officers is held subsequent to the election of a new member of
32 the board, but prior to the time that the new member takes office, the new member shall
33 assume the position of the outgoing member for purposes of the election of officers.
34 (b) In all other matters the outgoing member shall retain the full authority of the office
35 until replaced as provided by law.
36 (3) The duties of these officers shall be determined by the board.
37 (4) The board shall appoint a secretary who serves at the pleasure of the board.
38 (5) An officer appointed or elected by the board under this section may be removed
39 from office for cause by a vote of two-thirds of the board.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-21-13 10:30 AM