7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill modifies provisions related to the State Board of Education.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 ▸ provides that the State Board of Education elect leadership from the board members
13 every other year.
14 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
16 Other Special Clauses:
18 Utah Code Sections Affected:
20 53E-3-201, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2018, Chapter 1
22 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23 Section 1. Section 53E-3-201 is amended to read:
24 53E-3-201. State Board of Education members -- Election and appointment of
25 officers -- Removal from office.
26 (1) Members of the State Board of Education shall be nominated and elected as
27 provided in Title 20A, Chapter 14, Nomination and Election of State and Local School Boards.
28 (2) 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, [
30 time between November 15 and January 15.
31 (3) (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 (4) The duties of these officers shall be determined by the board.
37 (5) The board shall appoint a secretary who serves at the pleasure of the board.
38 (6) 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.
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