SECTION 1. Section 1E of chapter 71of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the second and third sentences of the first paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following:-
The 9 members appointed by the governor shall consist of 1 representative of a labor organization selected by the governor from a list of 3 nominees provided by the Massachusetts State Labor Council, AFL-CIO; 1 representative of business and industry selected by the governor with a demonstrated commitment to education; 1 representative of parents of school children selected by the governor from a list of 3 nominees provided by the Massachusetts Parent Teachers Association; and 1 school committee member selected by the governor from a list of 3 nominees provided by the Massachusetts Association of School Committees, and 5 additional members. No appointive member of said board, shall be employed by or receive regular compensation from the department of elementary and secondary education, or, with the exception of the school committee member, from any school system, public or independent, in the commonwealth.
SECTION 2. Section 1E of chapter 71 of the general laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby further amended by striking the last two sentences of the first paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following:
A person affiliated with an independent institution of higher education or a school committee member shall be eligible for membership on said board. No member of said board shall be found to be in violation of section six of chapter two hundred and sixty-eight A for conduct which involves his participation, as a member of said board, in a particular matter before said board which may affect the financial interest of an independent institution of higher education or school district governed by a school committee with which he is affiliated; provided, however, that said member, his immediate family or partner has no personal and direct financial interest in said particular matter; and provided, further, that such affiliation is disclosed to said board and recorded in the minutes of the board.
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