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AB-2572 Los Angeles Community College District: governing board elections.(2011-2012)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 20, 2012


SECTION 1.

 Section 72031 of the Education Code is amended to read:

72031.
 The provisions of this section shall apply only to the Los Angeles Community College District.
(a) Whenever in this code a section refers to a district, or to two or more districts, governed by a single governing board, or by governing boards of identical personnel, or to a district or districts in which the average daily attendance is in excess of 400,000, or makes a similar reference, all provisions of the section shall apply with equal force to both the city school district and community college district.
(b) Members of the governing board of the Los Angeles Community College District shall be elected at large in the manner established by Chapter 62 of the Statutes of 1968.
(b) (c)  Commencing with the 2019 2013  election for the governing board of the Los Angeles Community College District, and each election thereafter, the governing board may adopt a resolution by majority vote to enact an alternative method by which members of the governing board of the Los Angeles Community College District may be elected by trustee area. The trustee shall be required to reside and be registered to vote in the trustee area he or she seeks to represent, and the trustee shall be elected by only the registered electors of the same trustee area. Upon  at large and by individual seat number wherein, upon  certification of the election, the candidate with the highest number of votes for a trustee area  an individual seat number  shall be deemed the candidate elected for that trustee area. individual seat number. 
SEC. 2.
 The Legislature finds and declares that a special law is necessary and that a general law cannot be made applicable within the meaning of Section 16 of Article IV of the California Constitution because of the unique needs of the Los Angeles Community College District.