MS HB638 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 37-3-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For The Denial Of License And Revocation Of License To Licensed School Teachers And Administrators For Physically Abusing Or Having Inappropriate Sexual Involvement With Students; To Amend Sections 43-21-353 And 37?9-59, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prescribe The Penalties And Disciplinary Actions Imposed Upon School Administrators Who Fail To Report Abuse Of Vulnerable And Exceptional Children By School Employees To The Appropriate Authorities; To Bring Forward Sections 97-3-95, 97-5-23, 97-5-24 And 97-29-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendments; And For Related Purposes.

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School administrators; authorize school board to terminate or suspend for failure to report abuse of vulnerable or exceptional children by a school employee.



2019-02-05HouseDied In Committee
2019-01-16HouseReferred To Education

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments 750