The governing board of the district to which the territory is to be transferred shall set a date for a public hearing on the petition which shall be within 60 days of the receipt of the petition forwarded pursuant to Section 74136, 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 governing board of the receiving district then shall either approve or deny the petition. No annexation shall be made unless a majority of the members of the governing board of the receiving district sign a statement agreeing to all conditions of the transfer at the hearings. Upon completion of the hearings, the governing board of the receiving district shall return the petition, together with a notice of action, to the county committee.
(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 964, Sec. 1.)
Education Code 74136