Introduced by Rep. Stacy Erwin Oakes (D) on June 20, 2013, to give intermediate school districts the power take over fiscally failed school districts. The bill was introduced as an alternative to House 4813, now Public Act 96 of 2013, which gave the state this authority, and was itself introduced in response to the financial collapse of the Buena Vista and Inkster school districts shortly before the end of the 2012-2013 school year.
Referred to the House Education Committee on June 20, 2013.
Received in the Senate on October 31, 2013.
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on October 31, 2013.