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SF 104 - Establishes the Director Position in the Department of Education - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes the Director Position in the Department of Education

Signed by Governor Matt Mead
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (21-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes the Director Position in the Department of Education

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the position of Director of the Department of Education, effectively immediately.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the position of Director of the Department of Education, appointed by the governor, to serve as the administrative head and chief executive officer of the department (Sec. 1).
  • Transfers certain rights of authority over school finance, supervision of public schools and state-wide school policies, and assessment from the state Superintendent of Education to the Director of the Department of Education including, but not limited to, the following authorities (Sec. 2):
    • The formation of rules and regulations for effective educational administration;
    • The distribution of necessary reports of the administration to local boards of trustees and local administrators; and
    • The disbursement of federal funds for educational needs.
  • Prohibits the Director of the Department of Education from voting within the state board of education (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the governor to immediately appoint an individual to serve as the interim Director of the Department of Education (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (39-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes the Director Position in the Department of Education

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the position of Director of the Department of Education, effectively immediately.

Highlights:
  • Establishes the position of Director of the Department of Education, appointed by the governor, to serve as the administrative head and chief executive officer of the department (Sec. 1).
  • Transfers certain rights of authority over school finance, supervision of public schools and state-wide school policies, and assessment from the state Superintendent of Education to the Director of the Department of Education including, but not limited to, the following authorities (Sec. 2):
    • The formation of rules and regulations for effective educational administration;
    • The distribution of necessary reports of the administration to local boards of trustees and local administrators; and
    • The disbursement of federal funds for educational needs.
  • Prohibits the Director of the Department of Education from voting within the state board of education (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the governor to immediately appoint an individual to serve as the interim Director of the Department of Education (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-10) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes the Department of Education Director Position

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