Each affected district governing board shall set a date for a hearing on the petition, which shall be within 60 days of the receipt of the petition forwarded pursuant to Section 74155 and the county superintendent shall notify the chief petitioners of the times and places of the hearings, where appropriate. At the hearings, interested persons shall be given an opportunity to present their views on the petition. The affected district governing boards then shall either approve or deny the petition. No new district shall be formed unless a majority of the members of a majority of the affected district governing boards sign a statement agreeing to all conditions of the formation at the hearings. Upon completion of the hearings, each affected school district governing board shall return the petition, together with a notice of action, to the county committee.
(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1181, Sec. 1.)
Education Code 74155