33-307. Correcting or altering school district boundaries. (1) Whenever the state board of education shall find that school district boundaries should be corrected or altered, because of error in the legal description of the boundaries of any school district, or for any other reason, including, but not limited to:
(a) Any part of the area of the state is not included within the area of a school district; or
(b) Is included in more than one (1) school district; or
(c) The approval in any school election involving the excision and annexation of territory, or the consolidation of school districts, the division of a school district, or the lapse of a school district;
then the superintendent of public instruction shall make an appropriate order including an omitted area into any school district, or districts, or correcting or altering the boundaries of the districts, in such manner as, in his judgment, is just and proper.
(2) A copy of any such order shall be sent by the state department of education to the board of trustees of any school district affected by the order, which shall notify the state tax commission and the county assessor and county recorder in accordance with the provisions of section 63-215, Idaho Code.
(3) Within thirty (30) days of receipt of the order, the state tax commission and the county assessor shall correct or alter the legal description of the school district or districts, as the same may appear in their respective records. The state tax commission shall notify the board of trustees of the affected school district and the state department of education that the county records have been corrected as ordered effective upon such notification. In the case of either the consolidation or division of a school district, the proposal shall become effective the first day of July next following the date of the order.
(4) The state board of education may promulgate rules to govern the procedures for correcting or altering school district boundaries.
[33-307, added 1963, ch. 13, sec. 37, p. 27; am. 1973, ch. 9, sec. 1, p. 21; am. 1980, ch. 38, sec. 1, p. 65; am. 1998, ch. 244, sec. 1, p. 803; am. 2009, ch. 107, sec. 1, p. 339.]