CA Educ Code Section 17524


After considering all proposals submitted, the governing board of the school district may, subject to Section 17525, select the plan or proposal that best meets the needs of the school district and enter into a contract incorporating that plan or proposal either as submitted or as revised by the governing board of the school district. However, the governing board shall not approve any proposal nor enter into a lease or contract incorporating a proposal until the governing board has submitted the proposal to the State Board of Education, and the State Board of Education has approved the proposal. The State Board of Education shall, within 45 days of the date of submission, notify the governing board of its approval or disapproval.


The governing board shall require any person, firm, local governmental agency, as defined in paragraph (3) of subdivision (f) of Section 4420 of the Government Code, or corporation with whom it enters into a lease or agreement pursuant to this article to file one of the following, as determined by the governing board:


A bond for the performance of the lease or agreement.


An irrevocable letter of credit issued by a state or national bank or a federal or state credit union for the performance of the lease or agreement.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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