MS SB2267 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 34-16)
Status: Passed on April 16 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-16 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 37-3-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, As Amended By House Bill No. 1263, 2021 Regular Session, To Provide That The Department Of Education Shall Grant Licenses Within A Period Of 21 Days From The Date Of A Completed Application To Teachers If They Possess A Valid Standard License From Another State; To Provide That For All License Types With A Current Valid Expiration Date Of June 30, 2021, The Department Of Education Shall Grant A One-year Extension To June 30, 2022; To Provide That Beginning July 1, 2022, And Thereafter, Applicants For Licensure Renewal Shall Meet All Requirements In Effect On The Date That The Complete Application Is Received; And For Related Purposes.

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Teacher license; allow reciprocity if teacher possesses standard license from other state and passes background check.


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 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 120 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-04 - Senate - Senate Passed As Amended (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-16 Approved by Governor
2021-03-31HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2021-03-31SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2021-03-28HouseConference Report Adopted
2021-03-27SenateConference Report Adopted
2021-03-26HouseConference Report Filed
2021-03-26SenateConference Report Filed
2021-03-23HouseConferees Named Bennett,McCarty,Ladner
2021-03-16SenateConferees Named DeBar,Hill,Norwood
2021-03-12SenateDecline to Concur/Invite Conf
2021-03-10HouseReturned For Concurrence
2021-03-09HousePassed As Amended
2021-03-02HouseTitle Suff Do Pass As Amended
2021-02-24HouseReferred To Education
2021-02-05SenateTransmitted To House
2021-02-04SenatePassed As Amended
2021-02-04SenateCommittee Substitute Adopted
2021-01-13SenateTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2021-01-12SenateReferred To Education

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