HB-6215, As Passed House, December 1, 2004

















September 22, 2004, Introduced by Rep. Ward and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Urban Policy.

























                                                                                 A bill to amend 1976 PA 451, entitled                                             


    "The revised school code,"                                                  


    by amending sections 4 and 5 (MCL 380.4 and 380.5), as amended by           


    2003 PA 299.                                                                


                THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:                      


1       Sec. 4.  (1) "Educational media center" means a program                     


2   operated by an intermediate school district and approved by the             


3   state board that provides services to local school districts or             


4   constituent districts under section 671.                                    


5       (2) "Handicapped person" shall be defined by rules                          


6   promulgated by the state board.  Handicaps include, but are not             


7   limited to, mental, physical, emotional, behavioral, sensory, and           


8   speech handicaps.                                                           


9       (3) "Intermediate school board" means the board of an                       


10  intermediate school district.                                               



1       (4) "Intermediate school district" means a corporate body                   


2   established under part 7.                                                   


3       (5) "Intermediate school district election" means an election               


4   called by an intermediate school board and held on the date of              


5   the regular school elections of constituent districts or on a               


6   date determined by the intermediate school board under section              


7   642b  642 or 642a of the Michigan election law,  MCL 168.642b              


8   MCL 168.642 and 168.642a.                                                   


9       (6) "Intermediate school elector" means a person who is a                   


10  school elector of a constituent district and who is registered in           


11  the city or township in which the person resides.                           


12      (7) "Intermediate superintendent" means the superintendent of               


13  an intermediate school district.                                            


14      Sec. 5.  (1) "Local act school district" or "special act                    


15  school district" means a district governed by a special or local            


16  act or chapter of a local act.  "Local school district" and                 


17  "local school district board" as used in article 3 include a                


18  local act school district and a local act school district board.            


19      (2) "Membership" means the number of full-time equivalent                   


20  pupils in a public school as determined by the number of pupils             


21  registered for attendance plus pupils received by transfer and              


22  minus pupils lost as defined by rules promulgated by the state              


23  board.                                                                      


24      (3) "Michigan election law" means the Michigan election law,                


25  1954 PA 116, MCL 168.1 to 168.992.                                          


26      (4) "Nonpublic school" means a private, denominational, or                  


27  parochial school.                                                           


1       (5) "Objectives" means measurable pupil academic skills and                 


2   knowledge.                                                                  


3       (6) "Public school" means a public elementary or secondary                  


4   educational entity or agency that is established under this act,            


5   has as its primary mission the teaching and learning of academic            


6   and vocational-technical skills and knowledge, and is operated by           


7   a school district, local act school district, special act school            


8   district, intermediate school district, public school academy               


9   corporation, strict discipline academy corporation, urban high              


10  school academy corporation, or by the department or state board.            


11  Public school also includes a laboratory school or other                    


12  elementary or secondary school that is controlled and operated by           


13  a state public university described in section 4, 5, or 6 of                


14  article VIII of the state constitution of 1963.                             


15      (7) "Public school academy" means a public school academy                   


16  established under part 6a and, except as used in part 6a, also              


17  includes an urban high school academy established under part 6c             


18  and a strict discipline academy established under sections 1311b            


19  to 1311l.                                                                   


20      (8) "Pupil membership count day" of a school district means                 


21  that term as defined in section 6 of the state school aid act of            


22  1979, MCL 388.1606.                                                         


23      (9) "Regular school election" or "regular election" means the               


24  election held in a school district, local act school district, or           


25  intermediate school district to elect a school board member in              


26  the regular course of the terms of that office and held on the              


27  school district's regular election date as determined under                 


1   section  642b  642 or 642a of the Michigan election law,  MCL               


2   168.642b  MCL 168.642 and 168.642a.                                         


3       (10) "Reorganized intermediate school district" means an                    


4   intermediate school district formed by consolidation or                     


5   annexation of 2 or more intermediate school districts under                 


6   sections 701 and 702.                                                       


7       (11) "Rule" means a rule promulgated under the administrative               


8   procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.201 to 24.328.                  


9       Enacting section 1.  This amendatory act takes effect                       


10  January 1, 2005.