H1540B1784A01748 LKK:EJH 07/05/23 #90 A01748
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1540
Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE KINKEAD
Printer's No. 1784
Amend Bill, page 1, lines 10 through 12, by striking out all
of said lines and inserting
Section 1. Section 1549.1(g) and (m) introductory paragraph
of the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the
Public School Code of 1949, are amended and the section is
amended by adding a subsection to read:
Amend Bill, page 1, by inserting between lines 14 and 15
(g) [To the extent practicable, from members initially
appointed, an equal number shall draw lots to serve for a term
of three years, for a term of two years and for a term of one
year. Thereafter, all members shall be appointed for a term of
three years.] The following shall apply:
(1) A member under subsection (f)(1) and (2) shall serve as
an ex officio voting member.
(2) A member under subsection (f)(3) shall be appointed for
a term of three years.
(3) A member under subsection (f)(3) whose term has expired
shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed.
(g.1) A vacancy in membership of the commission under
subsection (f)(3) shall be filled by the following process to
fill the remainder of the unexpired term:
(1) The Secretary of Education and the Secretary of
Agriculture shall jointly appoint a member to fill the vacancy.
(2) A member appointed to fill a vacancy shall be nominated
by the President pro tempore of the Senate in consultation with
the Minority Leader of the Senate or by the Speaker of the House
of Representatives in consultation with the Minority Leader of
the House of Representatives.
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See A01748 in
the context
of HB1540