2020 Indiana Code
Title 20. Education
Article 23. Organization of School Corporations
Chapter 7. Consolidation of County School Corporations and Metropolitan School Districts
20-23-7-4.5. Copy of School Corporation Plan Filed With Circuit Court Clerk; Certification of Election Districts; Redistricting; Recertification of Districts; Amendments of Plan Filed With Circuit Court Clerk; Time for Filing; District Boundary Description Prevails Over Conflicting Map

Universal Citation: IN Code § 20-23-7-4.5 (2020)

Sec. 4.5. (a) Not later than December 31, 2013, the board of commissioners shall do the following:

(1) Send a copy of the school corporation's plan to the circuit court clerk of each county in which the school corporation is located.

(2) If any members of the governing body are elected from election districts voted upon by only the registered voters residing within the election district, certify that the election districts comply with section 4 of this chapter.

(b) This subsection applies during the first year after a year in which a federal decennial census is conducted. The board of commissioners shall amend the plan under section 4 of this chapter if an amendment is necessary to reestablish the districts in compliance with section 4 of this chapter. If the board of commissioners determines that a plan amendment under section 4 of this chapter is not required, the board of commissioners shall recertify that the districts as established comply with section 4 of this chapter.

(c) Each time the school corporation's plan is amended, the board of commissioners shall file the following with the circuit court clerk of each county in which the school corporation is located:

(1) A copy of the amendment.

(2) Either of the following:

(A) A certification that the plan amendment does not require reestablishment of the school corporation's election districts to comply with section 4 of this chapter.

(B) If the plan amendment requires reestablishment of the school corporation's election districts to comply with section 4 of this chapter, a map of the new district boundaries.

(d) A plan amendment or recertification under this section must be filed not later than thirty (30) days after the amendment or recertification occurs.

(e) If a conflict exists between:

(1) a map showing the boundaries of a district; and

(2) a description of the boundaries of that district set forth in the plan or plan amendment;

the district boundaries are the description of the boundaries set forth in the plan or plan amendment, not the boundaries shown on the map, to the extent there is a conflict between the description and the map.

As added by P.L.271-2013, SEC.39.

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