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Brief Description: Providing for school directors' associations.
Sponsors: Representatives Tom, Fromhold, Hunter, Jarrett and Talcott.
Brief Summary of Bill
Hearing Date: 2/2/05
Staff: Susan Morrissey (786-7111).
By law, school boards must be members of, and pay dues to, the Washington State School Directors' Association (WSSDA). The association is a state agency but all state funding for the agency is provided through the members' dues. The association is required to provide the following services for its members:
Summary of Bill:
School districts have the option to join either the WSSDA or another state association that will provide the same services. The alternative state association must, at a minimum, provide the following services for its members:
Only the members of WSSDA are required to pay dues to the association.
Fiscal Note: Not requested.
Effective Date: The bill takes effect 90 days after adjournment of session in which bill is passed.