HB3177 S ED AM #1 4-6
The Committee on Education moved to amend the bill on page sixteen, by striking out all of section seventeen and inserting in lieu thereof a new section seventeen, to read as follows:
§18-9B-17. Duties of county board and county superintendent.
county board of education and a county superintendent shall comply with the
instructions of the
state board of finance State Board of Education and
state superintendent and shall perform the duties required of them in accordance
with the provisions of this article.;
On page sixteen, by striking out all of section eighteen and inserting in lieu thereof a new section eighteen, to read as follows:
§18-9B-18. Issuance and enforcement of orders.
board of finance state superintendent shall enforce the
requirements of and its his or her regulations issued under this
article. The board state superintendent may issue orders to
county boards of education requiring specific compliance with its his
or her instructions. If a county board fails or refuses to comply, the board
state superintendent may proceed to enforce its his or her
order by any appropriate remedy, including, but not limited to, initiating
legal action in any court of competent jurisdiction.;
On page seventeen, by striking out all of section nineteen and inserting in lieu thereof a new section nineteen, to read as follows:
§18-9B-19. Withholding of state aid for noncompliance by county board.
board of finance state superintendent
may withhold payment of state aid from a county board that fails or refuses to
comply with the provisions of this article code or the
requirements of the state board superintendent. made in
(b) If the state superintendent finds that the action of a county board or county superintendent does not comply with state law or state board policy, and that the noncompliance could adversely impact the delivery of a thorough and equitable education to all students in the county, the state superintendent may require the following action during the periods of noncompliance:
(1) Approval of meeting agendas by the state superintendent;
(2) Attendance by the state superintendent or designee at county board meetings; and
(3) Approval by the state superintendent of county-level expenditures.
(c) The state superintendent shall report any action of enforcement against a county board pursuant to this section or any other provision of law to the state board at its next meeting..