MS HB332 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Failed on January 31 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-01-31 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Require The State Board Of Education To Cease The Administration Of All Statewide Testing; To Require The Determination As To Whether Or Not A Student Is Eligible For Promotion To The Next Grade Or Graduation To Be Based Solely On The Student's Academic Performance As Reflected By The Student's Cumulative Grades; To Repeal Section 37-16-1, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Sets Forth The Primary Purpose And Goals Of The Statewide Testing Program; To Repeal Section 37-16-4, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Establishes Penalties For Violations Of Test Security Procedures Relating To Mandatory Uniform Statewide Tests; To Repeal Section 37-16-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Provides For The Modification Of State Testing Instruments And Procedures For Students With Identified Handicaps Or Disabilities; To Amend Sections 37-16-3, 37-16-5, 37-16-7, 37-16-15, 37-16-17, 37-3-49, 37-15-38, 37-17-6, 37-35-3, 37-177-1, 37-177-3, 37-177-5, 37-177-7, 37-177-9, 37-177-11 And 37-177-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity To The Preceding Provisions; And For Related Purposes.

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Statewide testing program; cease all statewide uniform assessments and determine promotion based on cumulative grades.



2023-01-31HouseDied In Committee
2023-01-09HouseReferred To Education

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
371538Amended CodeSee Bill Text
37161Repealed CodeSee Bill Text
371615Amended CodeSee Bill Text
371617Amended CodeSee Bill Text
37163Amended CodeSee Bill Text
37164Repealed CodeSee Bill Text
37165Amended CodeSee Bill Text
37167Amended CodeSee Bill Text
37169Repealed CodeSee Bill Text
37176Amended CodeSee Bill Text
371771Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3717711Amended CodeSee Bill Text
3717717Amended CodeSee Bill Text
371773Amended CodeSee Bill Text
371775Amended CodeSee Bill Text
371777Amended CodeSee Bill Text
371779Amended CodeSee Bill Text
37349Amended CodeSee Bill Text
37353Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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