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SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 102
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HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS - Proposes an amendment to the Constitution
of the State of Idaho to provide that the faithful execution of all laws
and education policies established by the Idaho Legislature shall be vested
in the State Board of Education.
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-ninth Legislature First Regular Session - 2007
IN THE SENATE
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 102
1 A JOINT RESOLUTION
2 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2, ARTICLE IX, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE
3 STATE OF IDAHO, TO PROVIDE THAT THE FAITHFUL EXECUTION OF ALL LAWS AND
4 EDUCATION POLICIES ESTABLISHED BY THE IDAHO LEGISLATURE SHALL BE VESTED IN
5 A STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION; STATING THE QUESTION TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE
6 ELECTORATE; DIRECTING THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PREPARE THE STATEMENTS
7 REQUIRED BY LAW; AND DIRECTING THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO PUBLISH THE
8 AMENDMENT AND ARGUMENTS AS REQUIRED BY LAW.
9 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
10 SECTION 1. That Section 2, Article IX, of the Constitution of the State
11 of Idaho be amended to read as follows:
12 SECTION 2. BOARD OF EDUCATION. The general supervision of the
13 state educational institutions and public school system of the state
14 of Idaho , and faithful execution of all laws and education policies
15 established by the Idaho legislature shall be vested in a state board
16 of education, the membership, powers and duties of which shall be
17 prescribed by law. The state superintendent of public instruction
18 shall be ex officio member of said board.
19 SECTION 2. The question to be submitted to the electors of the State of
20 Idaho at the next general election shall be as follows:
21 "Shall Section 2, Article IX, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be
22 amended to provide that the faithful execution of all laws and education poli-
23 cies established by the Idaho Legislature shall be vested in a State Board of
25 SECTION 3. The Legislative Council is directed to prepare the statements
26 required by Section 67-453, Idaho Code, and file the same.
27 SECTION 4. The Secretary of State is hereby directed to publish this pro-
28 posed constitutional amendment and arguments as required by law.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to amend the Constitution of
the State of Idaho to provide that the Idaho State Board of
Education, in addition to its duties to provide general
supervision of the state educational institutions and public
school system of the State of Idaho, shall faithfully execute the
laws and education policies established by the Idaho legislature.
It shall cost approximately $50,000 to put this issue on the
ballot at the next general election.
Name: Senator Gary Schroeder
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE SJR 102