SEC. 29-3-1.1. Definitions.
For purposes of this act [See Editor's Note], the following terms shall have the meaning ascribed herein, unless the context shall otherwise require.
(a) "Board of education" shall mean that school board of the school district in whose present jurisdiction (i) is situated a sixteenth section of land, or (ii) was originally situated a sixteenth section of land for which land has been granted in lieu thereof. Provided, however, that in the event a sixteenth section is situated within two (2) or more school districts, the term "board of education" shall mean that school board whose school district embraces the greatest land area within the township in which said sixteenth section is located.
(b) "Superintendent of education" shall mean that superintendent of schools * * * of a school district whose board of education has control and jurisdiction over any sixteenth section lands or lands granted in lieu thereof.
SOURCES: Laws, 1978, ch. 525, § 1, as amended by Section 201 of Chapter 492, Laws, 1986; Laws, 2004, ch. 357, § 21, SB 2296, eff from and after July 1, 2004.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2004
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