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House File 155

HOUSE FILE BY QUIRK Passed House, Date Passed Senate, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to filing deadlines for school district petitions 2 to join an area education agency or for release from a 3 contract with an area education agency following approval of a 4 reorganization or dissolution proposal and including effective 5 date and retroactive applicability provisions. 6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 7 TLSB 1925HH 80 8 kh/pj/5 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 273.22, subsection 7, Code 2003, is 1 2 amended to read as follows: 1 3 7. Not later than fifteen days after the state board 1 4 notifies an area education agency of its approval of the area 1 5 education agency's reorganization plan or dissolution 1 6 proposal, the area education agency shall notify the school 1 7 districts located within the area education agency boundaries, 1 8 the school districts and area education agencies that are 1 9 contiguous to its boundaries, and any other school district 1 10 under contract with the area education agency, of the state 1 11 board's approval of the plan or proposal. A petition to join 1 12 an area education agency or for release from a contract with 1 13 an area education agency, in accordance with subsections 4 1 14 through 6, shall be filed not later than by April 1 or within 1 15 sixty days after the following state board approves approval 1 16 of a reorganization plan in accordance with section 273.21, 1 17 subsection 4, or a dissolution proposal in accordance with 1 18 this chapter section 273.27, subsection 3, whichever is later. 1 19 Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE AND APPLICABILITY PROVISIONS. This 1 20 Act takes effect upon enactment and is retroactively 1 21 applicable to July 1, 2002, and is applicable on and after 1 22 that date. 1 23 EXPLANATION 1 24 This bill permits a school district to file a petition to 1 25 join an area education agency or for release from a contract 1 26 with an area education agency by April 1 or within 60 days 1 27 following state board of education approval of a 1 28 reorganization or dissolution proposal, whichever is later. 1 29 Currently, a school district has 60 days to file a petition. 1 30 The bill takes effect upon enactment and applies retroactively 1 31 to July 1, 2002. 1 32 LSB 1925HH 80 1 33 kh/pj/5
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