79-416. School districts; merger or affiliation; petition.

When the legal voters of a Class I or Class II school district that is not a member of a learning community and in which no city or village is located petition to merge in whole or in part with a Class I or Class II district, the merger may be accepted by petition of the school board of the accepting district. When the legal voters of a Class I district petition to affiliate in whole or in part with one or more Class II, III, IV, or V districts, such affiliation may be accepted or rejected by petition of the school board or board of education of any such district, but in either case the petition to affiliate shall be accepted or rejected within sixty days after the date of receipt of the petition by the school board or board of education of such district.

Source:Laws 1971, LB 468, § 3; Laws 1990, LB 259, § 7; Laws 1991, LB 511, § 13; Laws 1992, LB 245, § 18; R.S.1943, (1994), § 79-402.04; Laws 1996, LB 900, § 165; Laws 2005, LB 126, § 19; Laws 2006, LB 1024, § 26; Referendum 2006, No. 422.