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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1162         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 495

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Frank I. Smizik

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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 charter school boards.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Ann-Margaret Ferrante

5th Essex

David M. Rogers

24th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1162        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 495

By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 495) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the approval of charter school board members.  Education. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to charter school boards.
 

              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- Section 89 of Chapter 71 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding to the end of subsection (u) thereof the following paragraph:

              Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the appointing official of a member of the board of trustees of a commonwealth charter school shall be deemed to be the commissioner; provided, that such appointment has received the approval of school committees from each municipality from which said charter school draws its students.

              Section 2- This act shall only apply to the appointment of members of a commonwealth charter school board of trustees after the date upon which this act becomes effective.

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