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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1504         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1754

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Martha M. Walz

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to public schools .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1504        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1754

By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1754) of Martha M. Walz relative to exempting certain charter schools from public procurement laws.  State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to public schools .
 

              Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide innovation into school districts and turnaround underperforming schools, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1.  Clause 5, subsection k of section 89 of chapter 71, as appearing in section 7 of chapter 12 of the acts of 2010, is hereby amended by inserting at the end the following:-

              and provided further, that a Horace Mann charter school shall not be subject to chapter 30B for the purpose of contracting with another person that shall manage or operate the school;

              SECTION 2.  Subsection d of section 92 of chapter 71, as appearing in section 8 of chapter 12 of the acts of 2010, is hereby amended by inserting at the end the following:-

              An Innovation School shall not be subject to chapter 30B for the purpose of contracting with said external partner. 

              SECTION 3. Subsection h of section 1J of chapter 69, as appearing in section 3 of chapter 12 of the acts of 2010,  is hereby amended by inserting after the fifth sentence the following:-

              The selection of said receiver by the superintendent shall not be subject to chapter 30B. 

              SECTION 4. Subsection k of said section 1J, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting, after the first sentence in the third paragraph, the following:-

              The selection of said external partner by the commissioner shall not be subject to chapter 30B. 

              SECTION 5.  Subsection r of said section 1J, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting, after the third sentence in the first paragraph, the following:-

              The selection of said receiver by the commissioner shall not be subject to chapter 30B. 

              SECTION 6. Subsection a of section 1K of chapter 69, as appearing in section 3 of chapter 12 of the acts of 2010, is hereby amended by inserting, after the second sentence of the second paragraph, the following:-

              The selection of said receiver by the board shall not be subject to chapter 30B. 

              SECTION 7.  Section 1 of this act shall apply to all Horace Mann charter schools approved after January 1, 2011.   

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