MS HB208 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Failed on February 28 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-02-28 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 37-13-205, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of Terminology Related To The Offering Of Instruction Under Provisions Of The "mississippi Computer Science And Cyber Education Equality Act"; To Provide That Such Instruction Must Be Taught By Appropriately Endorsed Teachers For Computer Science Courses Which Award Carnegie Units, And By Licensed Teachers Or Paraprofessionals With Proper Training In Computer Science Instruction Who Are Under The Guidance Or Supervision Of A Licensed Teacher; To Include In The Definition Section Of The Act The Meaning Of The Term Paraprofessional; To Amend Section 37-13-211, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity Thereto; And For Related Purposes.

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Computer science curriculum; clarify terminology to specify who may provide instruction in.


Roll Calls

2023-02-06 - House - House Passed (Y: 117 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-02-28SenateDied In Committee
2023-02-14SenateReferred To Education
2023-02-07HouseTransmitted To Senate
2023-01-25HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2023-01-04HouseReferred To Education

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3713205Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3713211Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments