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2003 House Bill 4947: Require open ISD board appointments

Public Act 233 of 2004

Introduced by Rep. John Gleason (D) on July 2, 2003 To require the public disclosure of school boards' voting preferences for Intermediate School District (ISD) board members. Note: ISD’s are government entities which receive and spend tax dollars. In most cases their governing boards are not popularly elected, but are selected by regular school district boards within the ISD. This is one of a number of bills which have been introduced to reform ISDs.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on July 2, 2003
Reported in the House on March 16, 2004 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on March 16, 2004 To replace the previous version of the bill with one containing technical changes that do not affect its substance as previously described.
Passed 106 to 0 in the House on March 16, 2004 To require the public disclosure of school boards' voting preferences for Intermediate School District (ISD) board members, and that the vote for ISD board members take place in an open public meeting. Note: ISD’s are government entities which receive and spend tax dollars. In most cases their governing boards are not popularly elected, but are selected by regular school district boards within the ISD.
Received in the Senate on March 17, 2004
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on March 17, 2004
Referred in the Senate on June 29, 2004 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 30, 2004 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 30, 2004
Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on July 1, 2004 (same description)
To require the public disclosure of school boards' voting preferences for Intermediate School District (ISD) board members, and that the vote for ISD board members take place in an open public meeting. Note: ISD’s are government entities which receive and spend tax dollars. In most cases their governing boards are not popularly elected, but are selected by regular school district boards within the ISD.
Received in the House on July 6, 2004
Passed 104 to 0 in the House on July 6, 2004 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on July 21, 2004

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