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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 3. LOCAL ADMINISTRATION [35000 - 45460]

  ( Division 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 21. LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES [35000 - 35787]

  ( Part 21 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 3. Reorganization of School Districts—General Provisions [35500 - 35586]

  ( Chapter 3 repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1192, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 2. Definitions [35510 - 35517]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1192, Sec. 2. )

35510.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions set forth in this article govern the construction of this chapter and Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 35700).

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 448, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2016.)

35511.
  

An “action to reorganize districts” means either of the following:

(a) An action to form a new school district, which is accomplished through any of, or any combination of, the following:

(1) Dissolving two or more existing school districts of the same kind and forming one or more new school districts of that same kind from the entire territory of the original districts.

(2) Forming one or more new school districts of the same kind from all or parts of one or more existing school districts of that same kind.

(3) Unifying school districts, including the consolidation of all or part of one or more high school districts with all or part of one or more component school districts into one or more new unified school districts.

(4) Deunifying a school district, including the conversion of all or part of a unified school district into one or more new high school districts, each with two or more new component districts.

(b) An action to transfer territory, including the transfer of all or part of an existing school district to another existing school district.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 314, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2010.)

35512.
  

“County committee” means the county committee on school district organization, organized and acting as provided for in Article 1 (commencing with Section 4000) of Chapter 1 of Part 3, or the county board of education, organized and acting as provided for in Article 2 (commencing with Section 4020) of Chapter 1 of Part 3.

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1452, Sec. 213.)

35513.
  

For the purposes of any reference in this chapter to “districts of the same kind,” all elementary school districts are districts of the same kind, all high school districts are districts of the same kind, and all unified school districts are districts of the same kind.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1192, Sec. 2.)

35514.
  

As used in this chapter and in Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 35700):

(a) “Affected district” means a school district that has been, or is proposed to be, affected by an action to reorganize pursuant to Section 35511 or by an action to lapse a school district pursuant to Section 35780.1. Affected districts include all of the following school district types:

(1) “Original district” means a school district as it existed before an action to reorganize pursuant to Section 35511 or before an action to lapse a school district pursuant to Section 35780.1. The boundaries of an “original district” are those of the school district as it existed immediately before the action to reorganize or lapse.

(2) “Former district” means a school district that has been wholly included in another school district, or has had all of its territory made part of two or more other school districts, through any action taken pursuant to Section 35511 or through a lapsation pursuant to Section 35780.1. The boundaries of a former district are those of the school district as it existed immediately before an action to reorganize or lapse.

(3) “New district” means a school district that is formed from all or portions of one or more other school districts by an action to reorganize taken pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 35511. A new district does not exist before such an action.

(4) “Acquiring district” means a school district that has all or portions of one or more other school districts transferred into, or lapsed into, its boundaries pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 35511 or Section 35780.1.

(5) “Divided district” means a school district that has had a portion of its territory become part of a new school district or transferred into one or more other school districts by an action to reorganize taken pursuant to Section 35511.

(A) The “reorganized portion of a divided district” means the portion of the divided school district’s territory that becomes part of a new school district or is transferred into one or more other school districts.

(B) The “remaining portion of a divided district” means the portion of the divided school district’s territory that does not become part of a new school district or that is not transferred into one or more other school districts.

(6) “Reorganized district” means a school district that is a “new district,” an “acquiring district,” or a “divided district.”

(b) “Districts” means school districts of every kind or class.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 186, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2017.)

35515.
  

“Component district” means an elementary school district that is included within a high school district or an elementary school district that is excluded from an action to unify a high school district but that continues to feed into the high schools of the new unified school district pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 35542.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 448, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2016.)

35517.
  

“Uninhabited territory” means territory in which fewer than 12 persons are registered to vote at least 54 days before the time of filing of a petition or adoption of a resolution for a school district boundary change.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 344, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2006.)

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