MS HB754 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 16-0)
Status: Passed on April 9 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-09 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Create New Section 37-173-16, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide The Steps Schools Must Take For The Education And Care Of Students With Dyslexia And Other Related Disorders; To Provide That The Department Of Education Shall Require School Districts To Conduct Four Hours Of Awareness Training For Dyslexia And Other Related Disorders To All Licensed Educators And Paraprofessionals Responsible For Instruction; To Provide That Standard 1 And Standard 2 Of The International Dyslexia Association's "knowledge And Practice Standards For Teachers Of Reading" 2018 Edition Shall Be The Minimum Content Used For The Dyslexia Training; To Amend Section 37-173-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Delete Certain Provisions Relating To School's Determination Of Students With Dyslexia; And For Related Purposes.

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Dyslexia education; revise provisions for determining student eligibility for IEP or 504 Plan.


Roll Calls

2021-03-28 - House - House Conference Report Adopted (Y: 121 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-27 - Senate - Senate Conference Report Adopted (Y: 48 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-09 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 51 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-10 - House - House Passed (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-09 Approved by Governor
2021-03-30SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2021-03-30HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2021-03-28HouseConference Report Adopted
2021-03-27SenateConference Report Adopted
2021-03-25HouseConference Report Filed
2021-03-25SenateConference Report Filed
2021-03-23SenateConferees Named DeBar,Boyd,Johnson
2021-03-23HouseConferees Named Bennett,McCarty,Deweese
2021-03-18HouseDecline to Concur/Invite Conf
2021-03-10SenateReturned For Concurrence
2021-03-09SenatePassed As Amended
2021-03-02SenateTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2021-02-16SenateReferred To Education
2021-02-11HouseTransmitted To Senate
2021-01-28HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Education

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
371739Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments