MS HB42 | 2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-04 - Referred To Education
Pending: House Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Require Children Who Are Younger Than 18 Years Old To Take The Act Assessment Prior To Dropping Out Of School; To Provide That If The Child Cannot Attain A Certain Act Score They Shall Be Included In The Compulsory School Attendance Law Until They Reach 18 Years Of Age; To Provide Penalties For The Parents Of Children Who Are Required To Attend School Until Reaching 18 Years Of Age And Miss A Certain Number Of Consecutive Days; To Amend Section 37-13-91, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity Thereto; And For Related Purposes.

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School attendance; require for children unable to score a 21 or higher on the ACT until the child reaches 18 years of age.



2022-01-04HouseReferred To Education

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
371391Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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