MS HB633 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)
Status: Passed on March 24 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-03-24 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Create The Mississippi Computer Science And Cyber Education Equality Act; To Authorize And Direct The State Department Of Education To Implement A Mandatory K-12 Computer Science Curriculum Based On The Mississippi College And Career-readiness Standards For Computer Science, Which Includes Instruction In, But Not Limited To, Computational Thinking, Cyber-related, Programming, Cyber Security, Data Science, Robotics And Other Computer Science And Cyber-related Content; To Prescribe Minimum Components Of The Curriculum At Each Grade Level; And To Provide For Teacher Training As Needed At All Grade Levels; To Amend Section 37-13-171, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Extend The Repealer On The Statute Requiring Every School District To Adopt A Policy To Implement Abstinence-only Or Abstinence-plus Education Into Its Curriculum; And For Related Purposes.

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Computer science curriculum; require State Department of Education to implement in K-12 public schools.


Roll Calls

2021-03-15 - House - House Concurred in Amend From Senate (Y: 113 N: 5 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-09 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 48 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-10 - House - House Passed (Y: 113 N: 4 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-24 Approved by Governor
2021-03-17SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2021-03-16HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2021-03-15HouseConcurred in Amend From Senate
2021-03-10SenateReturned For Concurrence
2021-03-09SenatePassed As Amended
2021-03-02SenateTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2021-02-16SenateReferred To Education
2021-02-12HouseTransmitted To Senate
2021-02-10HouseCommittee Substitute Adopted
2021-01-28HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Education

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3713171Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments