Board of education, regions
BOARD OF EDUCATION – Amends existing law to revise the appointment procedures for the Board of Education, including establishing geographical representation of seats on the Board of Education.

RS31474 / H0644

This legislation establishes seven geographical regions for appointment to the State Board of Education. Each region holds five state legislative districts. If a qualified candidate who resides in the region does not apply within six months of the state posting a vacancy, the governor may appoint an interim board member for an abbreviated term of no more than three years. No more than two of the seven board members may be interim appointments, and interim board members may not reside in the county of any other current board member.

Region Divisions Grouped by Legislative District:

• Region 1: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

• Region 2: 6, 7, 8, 9, 14

• Region 3: 10, 11 , 12, 13, 20

• Region 4: 15, 16, 17,21 ,22

• Region 5: 18, 19, 23, 24, 25

• Region 6: 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

• Region 7: 31 , 32, 33, 34, 35


Representative Britt Raybould (208) 332-1000

Bill Events
Date Description
02/23 Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing
02/26 Reported Printed and Referred to Education
02/28 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading
02/29 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
03/01 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED - 62-5-3
AYES – Achilles, Alfieri, Allgood, Barbieri, Blanksma, Boyle, Bundy, Burns, Cannon, Cheatum, Clow, Cornilles, Crane(12)(Crane), Crane(13), Dixon(1), Dixon(24), Durrant, Ehardt, Ehlers, Furniss, Galaviz, Gallagher, Garner, Green, Handy, Hawkins, Healey, Hill, Holtzclaw, Horman, Kingsley, Lambert, Lanting, Manwaring, Mathias, McCann, Mendive, Mickelsen, Miller, Mitchell, Monks, Nelsen, Palmer, Petzke, Pickett, Price, Raybould, Raymond, Redman, Roberts, Sauter, Scott, Skaug, Tanner, Vander Woude, Weber, Wheeler, Wisniewski, Wroten, Yamamoto, Young, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Berch, Chew(Hansen), Gannon, Necochea, Rubel
Absent – Andrus, Erickson, Shepherd
Floor Sponsor - Raybould
Title apvd - to Senate
03/04 Received from the House passed; filed for first reading
03/04 Introduced, read first time; referred to: Education
03/06 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
03/07 Read second time; filed for Third Reading
03/14 Retained on calendar
03/15 Read third time in full – PASSED - 31-1-3
AYES – Adams, Anthon, Bjerke, Cook, Den Hartog, Foreman, Grow, Guthrie, Harris, Hart, Hartgen, Herndon, Just, Lakey, Lee, Lenney, Lent, Nichols, Okuniewicz, Rabe, Ricks, Ruchti, Schroeder, Semmelroth, Taylor, Toews, Trakel, VanOrden, Ward-Engelking, Winder, Zuiderveld
NAYS – Wintrow
Absent and excused – Bernt, Burtenshaw, Carlson
Floor Sponsor - Lent
Title apvd - to House
03/18 Returned from Senate Passed; to JRA for Enrolling
03/19 Reported Enrolled; Signed by Speaker; Transmitted to Senate
03/19 Received from the House enrolled/signed by Speaker
03/19 Signed by President; returned to House
03/20 Returned Signed by the President; Ordered Transmitted to Governor
03/21 Delivered to Governor at 11:25 a.m. on March 20, 2024
03/22 Reported Signed by Governor on March 21, 2024
Session Law Chapter 140
Effective: 07/01/2024