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PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1969

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PUBLIC LAW 91-21-JUNE 3, 1969

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to the regulation of employment or the provision of benefits for employees of Vermont school districts except as follows: " 1. A teacher in a Vermont member district may elect to remain a member of the state teachers' retirement system of Vermont, even though assigned to teach in an interstate school in New Hampshire. "2. Employees of interstate districts designated as professional or instructional staff members, as defined in article I hereof, may elect to participate in the teachers' retirement system of either the state of Vermont or the state of New Hampshire but in no case will they participate in both retirement systems simultaneously. "3. I t shall be the duty of the superintendent in an interstate district o: (a) advise teachers and other professional staff employees contracted for the district about the terms of the contract and the policies and procedures of the retirement system; (b) see that each teacher or professional staff employee selects the retirement system of his choice at the time his contract is signed; (c) provide the commissioners of education in New Hampshire and in Vermont with the names and other pertinent information regarding each staff member under his jurisdiction so that each may be enrolled in the retirement system of his preference. "ARTICLE X II "ADOPTION OF COMPACT BY DRESDEN SCHOOL DISTRICT

"The Dresden School District, otherwise known as the HanoverNorwich Interstate School District, authorized by New Hampshire laws of 1961, chapter 116, and by the laws of Vermont, is hereby authorized to adopt the provisions of this compact and to become an interstate school district within the meaning hereof, upon the following conditions and subject to the following limitations: "a. Articles of agTeement shall be prepared and signed by a majority of the directors of the interstate school district. "b. The articles of agreement shall be submitted to an annual or special meeting of the Dresden district for adoption. "c. An affirmative vote of two-thirds of those present and voting shall be rec^uired for adoption. "d. Nothing contained therein, or in this compact, as it affects the Dresden School District shall affect adversely the rights of the holders of any bonds or other evidences of indebtedness then outstanding, or the rights of the district to procure the means for payment thereof previously authorized. "e. The corporate existence of the Dresden School District shall not be terminated by such adoption of articles of amendment, but shall be deemed to be so amended that it shall thereafter be governed by the terms of this compact. "ARTICLE X III "MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

"A. STUDIES.—Insofar as practicable, the studies required by the laws of both states shall be offered in an interstate school district. "B. TEXTBOOKS.—Textbooks and scholar's supplies shall be provided at the expense of the interstate district for pupils attending its schools. "C. TRANSPORTATION.—The allocation of the cost of transportation in an interstate school district, as between the interstate district and the member districts, shall be determined by the articles of agreement. "D. LOCATION OF SCHOOLHOUSES.—In any case where a new school-