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§ 5-508. Majority vote required; recording

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. Education

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article V. Duties and Powers of Boards of School Directors (Refs & Annos)
24 P.S. § 5-508
§ 5-508. Majority vote required; recording
The affirmative vote of a majority of all the members of the board of school directors in every school district, duly recorded, showing how each member voted, shall be required in order to take action on the following subjects:--
Fixing length of school term.
Adopting textbooks.
Appointing or dismissing district superintendents, assistant district superintendents, associate superintendents, principals, and teachers.
Appointing tax collectors and other appointees.
Adopting the annual budget.
Levying and assessing taxes.
Purchasing, selling, or condemning land.
Locating new buildings or changing the locations of old ones.
Dismissing a teacher after a hearing.
Creating or increasing any indebtedness.
Adopting courses of study.
Establishing additional schools or departments.
Designating depositories for school funds.
Entering into contracts of any kind, including contracts for the purchase of fuel or any supplies, where the amount involved exceeds one hundred dollars ($100).
Fixing salaries or compensation of officers, teachers, or other appointees of the board of school directors.
Entering into contracts with and making appropriations to the intermediate unit for the district's proportionate share of the cost of services provided or to be provided for by the intermediate unit.
Failure to comply with the provisions of this section shall render such acts of the board of school directors void and unenforceable.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. V, § 508. Amended 1951, May 10, P.L. 287, No. 55, § 1; 1951, Sept. 28, P.L. 1546, § 1; 1970, Jan. 14, P.L. (1969) 468, § 6, effective July 1, 1970; 1970, May 4, P.L. 326, No. 103, § 1.
24 P.S. § 5-508, PA ST 24 P.S. § 5-508
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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