ORS 332.012¹
Method for increasing number of board members

(1) Except as provided in ORS 255.400 (Definitions for ORS 255.400 to 255.424) to 255.424 (Notice requirements to bring action), a district school board may increase the number of board members from five members to seven members on its own motion, or the district school board:

(a) May submit the question to the electors of the school district; or

(b) Shall submit the question to the electors of the school district when a petition is filed as provided in this section.

(2) Subject to ORS 332.118 (Election laws applicable), a petition filed under this section shall be prepared, circulated and filed as provided for an initiative petition in ORS 255.135 (Prospective petition) to 255.205 (Retention of petition materials). [1997 c.521 §18; 2019 c.449 §29]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 332—Local Administration of Education, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors332.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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