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Removal of school officers; withholding public money
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 1, ARTICLE 7
§ 306. Removal of school officers; withholding public money. 1.
Whenever it shall be proved to his satisfaction that any trustee, member
of a board of education, clerk, collector, treasurer, district
superintendent, superintendent of schools or other school officer is a
member of an organization listed as subversive by the board of regents
pursuant to the provisions of section three thousand twenty-two of this
chapter, or has been guilty of any wilful violation or neglect of duty
under this chapter, or any other act pertaining to common schools or
other educational institution participating in state funds, or wilfully
disobeying any decision, order, rule or regulation of the regents or of
the commissioner of education, said commissioner, after a hearing at
which the school officer shall have the right of representation by
counsel, may, by an order under his hand and seal, which order shall be
recorded in his office, remove such school officer from his office.

2. Said commissioner of education may also withhold from any district
or city its share of the public money of the state for wilfully
disobeying any provision of law or any decision, order or regulation as