HB1480 (2018) Detail

Relative to the membership of the board of trustees of a chartered public school.


HB 1480 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

6Mar2018... 0643h

2018 SESSION

18-2704

06/08

 

HOUSE BILL 1480

 

AN ACT relative to the membership of the board of trustees of a chartered public school.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. V. Sullivan, Hills. 16; Rep. Willis, Rock. 6; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. Freeman, Hills. 12; Rep. Verville, Rock. 2; Rep. Shaw, Hills. 16; Rep. Myler, Merr. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill modifies the membership requirements of the board of trustees of a public chartered school.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

6Mar2018... 0643h 18-2704

06/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the membership of the board of trustees of a chartered public school.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Chartered Public Schools; Board of Trustees; Membership.  Amend RSA 194-B:5, II to read as follows:

II.  [No greater than 25 percent of the membership of a school board, or one member, whichever number is greater, may simultaneously serve as members of the board of trustees of a charter or charter conversion school.]  No greater than 25 percent of the membership of the board of trustees of a charter or charter conversion school, or one member, whichever is greater, may simultaneously serve as members of any other school board, including a board of trustees.  A chartered public school board of trustees shall include no fewer than 25 percent or 2 parents of pupils attending the chartered public school, whichever is greater who shall be elected by the current parent community.  Teachers of a chartered public school may serve on its board of trustees.  No employees may be voting members of the board.  A parent board member shall be the parent of a student currently attending that charter school.  In this section, "parent" means any parent, grandparent, or legal guardian of a student currently attending the charter school.

II-a.  The chairman of the board of trustees shall provide notice of any vacancy to the school community.  The chairman shall appoint a nominating committee.  Such committee may remain a standing committee.  Any parent of a student currently attending the charter school may apply for any available board position.  The nominating committee shall inform the parent community of the names of candidates as well as any accompanying information through the school communication system and the existing parent community.  Voting shall take place within 60 days of the notice of vacancy.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1480 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 11, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 14, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 20, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 5, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1480 Revision: 3145 Date: March 8, 2018, 10:35 a.m.
HB1480 Revision: 1804 Date: Nov. 3, 2017, 11:57 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 12
Jan. 11, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/11/2018 11:00 AM LOB 207
Feb. 14, 2018 Executive Session: 02/14/2018 10:00 AM LOB 207
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0643h for 03/06/2018 (Vote 17-3; CC) HC 9 P. 13
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0643h (Vote 17-3; CC)
March 6, 2018 Amendment # 2018-0643h: AA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 23
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0643h: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 23
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Education; SJ 7
March 20, 2018 Hearing: 03/20/2018, Room 103, LOB, 09:45 am; SC 13
April 5, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate; Vote 5-0; CC; 04/05/2018; SC 15
April 5, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate, MA, VV === BILL KILLED ===; 04/05/2018; SJ 11