MS HB1403 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 31 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-01-31 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 37-15-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Allow Any Student Who Reaches The Age Of Six On Or Before December 31 To Enroll In First Grade At The Start Of The School Year During Which The Child Attains The Age Of Six; To Amend Section 37-13-91, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Include Students Who Are Enrolled At The Start Of A School Year During Which They Attain The Age Of Six On Or Before December 31 In The Definition Of "compulsory-school-age Child"; And For Related Purposes.

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First grade enrollment; allow child who turns six on or before December 31 to start at beginning of that school year.



2023-01-31HouseDied In Committee
2023-01-16HouseReferred To Education;Appropriations

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
371391Amended CodeSee Bill Text
37159Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments