MS HB1449 | 2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on March 14 2024 - 100% progression
Action: 2024-03-14 - Died On Calendar
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


An Act To Create The "mississippi Student Freedom Act" For The Purpose Of Establishing Magnolia Scholarship Accounts (msa) For Parents Of Eligible Students On A Phased–in Basis; To Prescribe The Criteria For Determining Eligibility For Participation In The Program And Receipt Of Program Funds; To Provide For The Funding Of Each Student's Msa; To Stipulate The Obligations Of Parents Or Legal Guardians, Students, Schools And Service Providers To Become And Remain Eligible For Participation; To Prescribe The Duties Of The State Of Mississippi Department Of Treasury Regarding The Administration Of The Funds; To Require Peer To Prepare A Biannual Report On The Sufficiency Of Funding For Esas And Student Performance And Assessment Evaluation Beginning In 2026 And Every Two Years Thereafter; To Provide For The Administrative, Financial And Academic Accountability Standards To Be Adhered To By Participating Students And Parents; And For Related Purposes.

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The "Mississippi Student Freedom Act"; create to establish Magnolia Scholarship Accounts for certain eligible students.



2024-03-14HouseDied On Calendar
2024-03-05HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2024-03-05HouseDR - TSDPCS: AP To ED
2024-02-29HouseDR - TSDPCS: ED To AP
2024-02-19HouseReferred To Education;Appropriations A

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