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[82 STAT. 102]
[82 STAT. 102]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

102 Qualifications. 69 Stat 69975 star'820. ' D.c. Code 11102. '"'

Vacancies.

Post, p. 106. Officers; met

Post, p. 103. fr^^at. 341. D.c. Code 31^°^-

PUBLIC LAW 90-292-APR. 22, 1968

[82 STAT.

«((.) (J) ^^^^^ member of the Board of Education elected from a ward shall at the time of his nomination (A) be a qualified elector (as ^^^^ ^^^^ ^^ defined in section 2 of the District of Columbia Election ^^^^) ^^ ^lie scliool clection ward from which he seeks election, (B) have, for the one-year period immediately preceding his nomination, resided in the school election ward from which he is nominated, (C) have, during the three years next preceding his nomination, been an actual resident of the District of Columbia and have during such period claimed residence nowhere else, and (D) hold no elective office other than delegate or alternate delegate to a convention of a political party nominating candidates for President and Vice President of the United States. A member shall forfeit his office upon failure to maintain the qualifications required by this paragraph. "(2) Each member of the Board of Education elected at large shall at the time of his nomination (A) be a qualified elector (as that term is defined in section 2 of the District of Columbia Election Act) in the District of Columbia, (B) have, during the three-year period next preceding his nomination, been an actual resident of the District of Columbia and have during such period claimed residence nowhere else, and (C) hold no elective office other than delegate or alternate delegate to a convention of a political party nominating candidates for President and Vice President of the United States. A member shall forfeit his office upon failure to maintain the qualifications required by this paragraph. "(3) No individual may hold the office of member of the Board of Education and also be an officer or employee of the District of Columbia government or of the Board of Education. A member will forfeit his office upon failure to maintain the qualification required by this paragraph. " (d) Whenever, before the end of his term, a member of the Board of Education dies, resigns, or becomes unable to serve or a member-elect of the Board of Education fails to take office, such Agency shall be filled as provided in section 10(e) of the District of Columbia Election Act. "(e) The Board of Education.shall select a President from among its members at the first meeting of the Board of Education held on or after the date (prescribed in paragraph (3) of subsection (b) of this section) on which members are to take office after each general election. The Board of Education may appoint a secretary, who shall not be a member of the Board of Education. The Board of Education shall hold stated meetings at least once a month during the school year and .such additional meetings as it may from time to time provide for. Meetings of the Board of Education shall be open to the public; except that the Board of Education (1) may close to the public any meeting (or part thereof) dealing with the appointment, promotion, transfer, or termination of employment of, or any other related matter involving, any employee of the Board of Education, and (2) may close to the public any meeting (or part thereof) dealing with any other matter but no final policy decision on such other matter may be made by the Board of Education in a meeting (or part thereof) closed to the public." (b) The second, third, fourth, and fifth paragraphs of such section 2(a) are redesignated as subsections (f), (g), (h), and (i), respectively. (c) Subsection (b) of such section 2 is repealed. (d)(1) The provisions of the Act of June 20, 1906, listed in paragraph (2) of this subsection, are amended by striking out the terms "board of education" and "board" each place they appear in.such provisions and inserting in lieu thereof "Board of Education" and "Board", respectively.