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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 24. SCHOOL FINANCE [41000 - 43052]

  ( Part 24 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 5.4. Designation of Joint Powers Entities as Single School Districts [41980 - 41983]
  ( Chapter 5.4 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 824, Sec. 1. )

41980.
  

(a) Any separate joint powers entity formed pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code that has as its sole function the provision of school transportation services may, subject to prior approval by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, be designated a single school district for purposes of receiving state apportionments or allowances in support of those services or programs. Those school transportation apportionments or allowances shall be allocated to a separate joint powers entity under this section in any fiscal year only to the extent that the governing board of the school district or districts that would otherwise receive those state apportionments or allowances expressly approves that allocation under a resolution adopted on or before June 30 preceding that fiscal year.

(b) Any separate joint powers entity formed pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code that has as its sole function the provision of school food services may, subject to prior approval by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, be designated a single school district for purposes of receiving state apportionments or allowances in support of those services or programs. Those school food apportionments or allowances shall be allocated to a separate joint powers entity under this section in any fiscal year only to the extent that the governing board of the school district or districts that would otherwise receive those state apportionments or allowances expressly approves that allocation under a resolution adopted on or before June 30 preceding that fiscal year.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1414, Sec. 1.)

41981.
  

For purposes of this chapter, and notwithstanding the provisions of Section 6505.5 of the Government Code, the fiscal officer of the joint powers entity shall be the county superintendent of schools. If the joint powers entity is situated partly within two or more counties, in terms of its participating school districts, the fiscal officer shall be the county superintendent of schools of the county in which the greatest area of the joint powers entity lies.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 824, Sec. 1.)

41982.
  

The joint powers entity shall be subject to the same budget, expenditure, appropriation, accounting, auditing, and program requirements as school districts and county superintendents of schools generally with respect to school transportation programs and food services programs. Employees of the Newhall School District, the William S. Hart Union High School District, the Sulphur Springs Union School District, the Saugus Union School District, or the Castaic Union School District who become employees of a joint powers entity that has as its sole function the provision of school food services, pursuant to the participation of their respective schools in the joint powers entity, shall be entitled to carry over their seniority upon transfer to the joint powers entity.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1414, Sec. 2.)

41983.
  

The Superintendent of Public Instruction may adopt regulations for the implementation of this chapter, including, but not limited to, standards and requirements relating to applications, approvals, reports, apportionments, and allowances, and changes in membership of the joint powers entity.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 824, Sec. 1.)

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