As Amended by Senate Committee
Session of 2000
By Committee on Education

11             AN  ACT concerning school districts; relating to membership on boards
12             of education; amending K.S.A. 72-7901 and repealing the existing
13             section.
15       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
16             Section  1. K.S.A. 72-7901 is hereby amended to read as follows: 72-
17       7901. (a) The governing body of a unified school district is and shall be
18       a board of education composed of seven (7) members, except as is spe-
19       cifically otherwise provided in K.S.A. 72-5333b, and amendments thereto.
20       The members may be elected by any combination of method of election
21       and voting plan authorized by law, and shall serve for a term of four (4)
22       years.
23             (b) No person who is a professional employee or administrative Ex-
24       cept as provided in subsection (c), no employee of a unified school
25       district may be a member of the board of education of the unified school
26       district by which such person is employed. For the purpose of this sub-
27       section, the terms professional employee and administrative employee
28       have the meanings respectively ascribed thereto in K.S.A. 72-5413, and
29       amendments thereto.
30        (c) Any employee of a unified school district who, on the effec-
31       tive date of this act, currently serves as a member of the board of
32       education of such unified school district shall be permitted to serve
33       in such capacity until an eligible successor is elected or appointed
34       in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 72-7902 and amend-
35       ments thereto. 
36       Sec.  2. K.S.A. 72-7901 is hereby repealed.
37        Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
38       publication in the statute book.