Legal Resources | | EC 16058
State School Building Aid Law of 1952. General Provisions
No apportionment to a school district shall become final unless: (a) the total amount of outstanding bonds of the district exceeds 95 percent of the basic bond requirement of the district on the date the conditional apportionment is made, or (b) if the total amount of the bonds of the district outstanding and unpaid is within twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) of the basic bond requirement of the district, as of the date on which the conditional apportionment is made, or (c) the district has issued and sold pursuant to this section, and as a condition to the initial conditional apportionment, an amount of bonds equal to the total cost of the project for which the apportionment was made, including necessary contingencies. At the time the board makes a conditional apportionment pursuant to Section 16024, it shall determine the total amount of bonds which shall be issued and sold by the district, the proceeds of which shall be applied toward the cost of the project for which the apportionment is sought. The amount so determined by the board shall be not less than the minimum amount required for the apportionment to become final under this section. Any apportionment made by the board pursuant to Section 16024 shall be conditioned upon the approval and sale of the bonds by the district. The amount of any apportionment for a construction project made as a consequence of applying district bond proceeds toward the reduction of prior apportionments pursuant to this section instead of applying the district bond proceeds toward the cost of the construction project, shall be excluded in determining the amount chargeable against the apportionments authorized by the electorate of the district to be accepted, expended and repaid. It is hereby declared that this provision, added by the amendment to this section enacted at the 1958 First Extraordinary Session of the Legislature, is not intended as a change in the law, but rather as a declaration of existing law.
Any provision of this code to the contrary notwithstanding, whenever the electors of a district, subsequent to any requirement by the board for the sale of bonds in connection with an apportionment, authorize the issuance of bonds for any purpose for which an apportionment could lawfully be made, the authorization shall, in addition to the purposes specified, be deemed to constitute the consent of the electors to apply the proceeds of the bonds so required to be sold by the board toward the reduction of any apportionment previously made to the district. Any bond funds used to reduce any apportionment pursuant to this section shall be transferred to the State School Building Aid Fund and shall be available for reapportionment by the board. The amount so determined by the board shall be not less than the minimum amount required for the apportionment to become final under this section. Any apportionment made by the board pursuant to Section 16024 shall be conditioned upon the approval and sale of the bonds by the district.
No apportionment to a school district under this chapter shall become final, nor any agreement authorized by Section 16042 be entered into unless at an election called by the governing board of the district, two-thirds of the qualified electors of the district voting thereat have authorized the governing board to accept, expend and repay as provided in this chapter and apportionment under the provisions thereof or, with respect to the agreement, to obligate the district in an amount equal to or in excess of the maximum amount which the district could be obligated by the agreement, or by any act of its governing board or for which it is responsible, contemplated or permitted thereby. The election shall be called, held and conducted in the same manner as are elections to authorize the issuance of school district bonds, except that the ballot shall contain substantially the following words:
"Shall the governing board of the district be authorized (1) to accept and expend an apportionment from the State of California under and subject to the provisions of Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 16000) of Part 10 of Division 1 of Title 1 of the Education Code, which amount is subject to repayment as provided by said chapter, or (2) to enter into an agreement or agreements with the state pursuant to Section 16042 of the Education Code, which will at the time of such agreement or agreements (or at the time of any subsequent act of the governing board, or for which it is responsible, contemplated or permitted thereby) commit the district to a total expenditure in connection with all such agreements of not more than ____ dollars ($____), or both. Yes__ No__."
(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Operative January 1, 1998.)
Education Code 16000
Education Code 16024
Education Code 16042