Amend the bill, as and if amended, by deleting in its entirety Section 59-40-50(B)(9) and inserting:
/ (9) elect its board of
(i) At least one-third of the board positions must be open for election annually, allowing for staggered terms of no more than three years. Board members may be reelected for consecutive terms as allowed by the charter school bylaws. All employees of the charter school and all parents or guardians of students enrolled in the charter school are eligible to participate in the election. Parents or guardians of a student shall have one vote for each student enrolled in the charter school. A person who has been convicted of a felony must not be elected to a board of directors;
(ii) Section 59-40-50(B)(9)(i) does not apply to a charter school that originated by application of a local school district. In the case of a charter school that originated by application of a local school district, the governing board of the charter school consists of the elected members of the board of trustees of the local school district; /
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