HOUSE BILL No. 4005

 

January 27, 2005, Introduced by Rep. Caswell and referred to the Committee on Education.

 

     A bill to amend 1976 PA 451, entitled

 

"The revised school code,"

 

by amending section 626 (MCL 380.626).

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 626. (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), not later

 

than July 1 of each odd-numbered year, the intermediate school

 

board shall prepare and file a map of the intermediate school

 

district as of that July 1,  1977, and biennially on July 1

 

thereafter,  showing by district lines the boundaries of each

 

constituent district. In the period intervening between publication

 

dates, the intermediate school board shall report each boundary

 

change to the principal officers of the affected municipalities and

 

townships, the state board, and the secretary of state. One copy of


 

the map shall be filed  biennially, beginning July 1, 1977, or as

 

soon as possible thereafter,  with each of the clerks of the

 

respective townships and cities, 1 copy with the secretary of each

 

constituent district, 1 copy with the state board, and 1 copy with

 

the secretary of state.

 

     (2) An intermediate school board  shall not be  is not

 

required to prepare or file a new map of the intermediate school

 

district if the boundaries of its constituent districts have not

 

changed subsequent to the last filing.

 

     (3) If there is a dispute concerning the boundaries of its

 

constituent districts for any reason, including, but not limited

 

to, a dispute concerning the constituent district in which a

 

particular parcel of taxable property is located, the intermediate

 

school board, after consulting with the assessor of the local tax

 

collecting unit, shall decide the dispute. If there is a dispute

 

concerning the boundaries of 2 intermediate school districts for

 

any reason, including, but not limited to, a dispute concerning the

 

intermediate school district in which a particular parcel of

 

taxable property is located, the intermediate school boards of the

 

affected intermediate school districts meeting jointly, after

 

consulting with the assessor of the local tax collecting unit,

 

shall decide the dispute by a majority vote. The decision of the

 

intermediate school board or intermediate school boards meeting

 

jointly, as applicable, is final. However, a boundary change under

 

section 701, 702, or 703 or part 9, 10, 10A, or 11 is governed by

 

the applicable section or part.