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      RS 17:71.1     



§71.1.  Authority for reapportionment; basis

Each of the parish and city school boards, as heretofore created and organized, is hereby authorized to reapportion itself so that each member of said board represents as nearly as possible the same number of persons.  However, a school board may provide that one or more of its members may be elected at large as provided in R.S. 17:71.3(B).  Any reapportionment shall be based upon the latest federal decennial census, or a special census as authorized by R.S. 17:71.3(A), and shall be accomplished and become effective when a school board has complied with the provisions of R.S. 17:71.4.

Added by Acts 1968, No. 561, §1.  Amended by Acts 1970, No. 319, §1, emerg. eff. July 13, 1970 at 2:00 P.M; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 52, §1, eff. May 7, 1996.

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