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SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 102
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EDUCATION BOARD - Proposes an amendment to the Constitution of the State of
Idaho to limit the responsibility of the State Board of Education to
supervision of the public school system; and to provide a separate board of
regents to supervise the public institutions of postsecondary education in
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004
IN THE SENATE
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 102
BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 A JOINT RESOLUTION
2 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2, ARTICLE IX, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE
3 STATE OF IDAHO, RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, TO PROVIDE THAT
4 THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL BE LIMITED TO
5 SUPERVISION OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM AND TO PROVIDE A SEPARATE BOARD OF
6 REGENTS TO SUPERVISE THE PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION IN
7 THE STATE AND PERFORM SUCH OTHER FUNCTIONS AS PRESCRIBED BY LAW; STATING
8 THE QUESTION TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE ELECTORATE; DIRECTING THE LEGISLATIVE
9 COUNCIL TO PREPARE THE STATEMENTS REQUIRED BY LAW; AND DIRECTING THE SEC-
10 RETARY OF STATE TO PUBLISH THE AMENDMENT AND ARGUMENTS AS REQUIRED BY LAW.
11 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
12 SECTION 1. That Section 2, Article IX, of the Constitution of the State
13 of Idaho be amended to read as follows:
14 SECTION 2. BOARD OF EDUCATION -- BOARD OF REGENTS. (1) The
15 general supervision of the state educational institutions and public
16 school system of the state of Idaho, shall be vested in a state board
17 of education, the membership, powers and duties of which shall be
18 prescribed by law. The state superintendent of public instruction
19 shall be ex officio member of said board.
20 (2) The general supervision of the public institutions of post-
21 secondary education in the state, and such other functions as pre-
22 scribed by law, shall be vested in a state board of regents, the mem-
23 bership, powers and duties of which shall be prescribed by law.
24 SECTION 2. The question to be submitted to the electors of the State of
25 Idaho at the next general election shall be as follows:
26 "Shall Section 2, Article IX, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be
27 amended to limit the responsibility of the State Board of Education to super-
28 vision of the public school system, and to provide a separate board of regents
29 to supervise the public institutions of postsecondary education in the state
30 and perform such other functions as prescribed by law?".
31 SECTION 3. The Legislative Council is directed to prepare the statements
32 required by Section 67-453, Idaho Code, and file the same.
33 SECTION 4. The Secretary of State is hereby directed to publish this pro-
34 posed constitutional amendment and arguments as required by law.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to Section 2, Article
IX, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho, relating to the
State Board of Education, to provide that the responsibility of
the State Board of Education shall be limited to supervision of
the public school system and to provide a separate Board of
Regents to supervise the public institutions of postsecondary
education in the state and perform such other functions as
prescribed by law.
Based on an estimate from the Secretary of State's Office, the
cost for placing this Resolution on the ballot would be
approximately $45,000 to $50,000.
Name: Senator Gary Schroeder
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE SJR 102