East Chicago school board.

Authors: Senator Lonnie Randolph, Senator Greg Walker

Co-authors: Senator Rick Niemeyer

Sponsors: Representative Charlie Brown

Co-Sponsors: Representative Earl Harris, Representative Bill Fine, Representative Harold Slager

Digest

Reduces the number of members of the governing body of the School City of East Chicago from nine to five, beginning January 1, 2017. Provides that if a vacancy occurs on the governing body before January 1, 2017, the vacancy shall not be filled unless the vacancy reduces the number of members to fewer than five. Provides that three members of the governing body are elected from districts and two members of the governing body are elected at large by all the voters of the city. Repeals and provides for the expiration of statutes consistent with the new structure of the governing body.