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MSSB2267PassAn 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...
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2021-04-16
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MSHB1179PassAn Act To Codify New Section 37-106-36, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create The "william F. Winter And Jack Reed, Sr., Teacher Loan Repayment Program" To Be Administered By The State Financial Aid Board; To Provide For The Qualifications For Applican...
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2021-04-16
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MSSB2839PassAn Act To Amend Section 37-148-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Add And Revise Definitions Pertaining To The Strengthening Mississippi Academic Research Through (smart) Business Act; To Amend Section 37-148-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That...
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2021-04-16
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MSHB754PassAn 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 Schoo...
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2021-04-09
Approved by Governor
MSHB504PassAn Act To Amend Section 37-17-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Clarify The Composition Of The Commission On School Accreditation To Reflect The Four Congressional Districts And Appointment Of Three Members From The State At Large; And For Related Purp...
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2021-03-29
Approved by Governor
MSSB2664FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-21-51, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prescribe Standards And Benchmarks Under The Early Learning Collaborative Act; To Authorize Technical Teacher And Teacher Assistant Support Services; To Require Individualized Professiona...
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2021-03-29
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MSHB852PassAn Act To Amend Section 37-19-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Minimum Teacher Salary Scale By Increasing The Minimum Salary; To Amend Section 37-21-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Minimum Annual Salary For Teacher Assistants; ...
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2021-03-29
Approved by Governor
MSHB1047PassAn Act To Amend Section 37-19-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Delete The Cap On The Number Of National Board-certified Nurses And Speech-language Pathologists And Audiologists Employed By School Districts Who Are Allowed To Receive The Salary Supplem...
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2021-03-29
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MSHB1123PassAn Act To Amend Section 37-21-51, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prescribe Standards And Benchmarks Under The Early Learning Collaborative Act; To Authorize Technical Teacher And Teacher Assistant Support Services; To Require Individualized Professiona...
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2021-03-29
Approved by Governor
MSHB1301FailAn Act To Create The "comprehensive Career And Technical Education Reform (ccater) Act"; To Bring Forward Section 37-15-38, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendment; To Amend Section 37-16-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Requi...
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2021-03-29
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MSHB1263PassAn Act To Create Section 73-50-2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Mississippi Occupational Licensing Boards Shall Issue A License To An Applicant Who Establishes Residence In This State If The Applicant Holds A Current License In Good Stand...
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2021-03-25
Approved by Governor
MSHB633PassAn 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-readin...
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2021-03-24
Approved by Governor
MSHB1048PassAn Act To Amend Section 23-15-299, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Qualifying Deadline From March 1 To February 1 For Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary Of State, State Treasurer, Auditor Of Public Accounts, Commission...
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2021-03-24
Approved by Governor
MSSB2149PassAn Act To Amend Section 37-151-103, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The State Department Of Education To Hold School Districts Harmless When Calculating Average Daily Attendance For The 2020-2021 Scholastic Year; To Provide That The State Depart...
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2021-03-18
Approved by Governor
MSHB135PassAn Act To Reenact Sections 37-159-1, 37-159-5, 37-159-7, 37-159-9, 37-159-11, 37-159-13 And 37-159-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Constitute The Mississippi Critical Teacher Shortage Act Of 1998 And Include The University Assisted Teacher Recrui...
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2021-03-17
Approved by Governor
MSHB1439FailAn Act To Create The Mississippi Tax Freedom Act Of 2021; To Amend Section 27-7-21, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Amount Of The Personal Exemptions Under The State Income Tax Law For Single Individuals, Married Individuals And Head Of Fam...
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2021-03-16
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MSHB536FailAn Act To Amend Section 71-5-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Amend The Definition Of "unemployment" To Exclude Individuals Receiving Voluntary Payments From Employers If Those Payments Equal Their Regular Salary And Individuals On Administrative Lea...
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2021-03-10
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MSHB849FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-153-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise Appointments To The State Workforce Investment Board; To Bring Forward Sections 37-153-5, 37-153-11, 37-153-13, 71-5-353, 71-5-453, 37-153-17 And 37-153-15, Mississippi Code Of 197...
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2021-03-10
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MSHB6FailAn Act To Require The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning To Develop And Adopt A Uniform Hazing Policy For All Postsecondary Educational Institutions; To Require Postsecondary Educational Institutions To Adopt Such Policy; To A...
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2021-03-02
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MSSB2001FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-19-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Minimum Teacher Salary Scale By Increasing The Minimum Salary; To Amend Section 37-21-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase The Minimum Annual Salary For Teacher Assistants; ...
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2021-03-02
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MSHB111FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-103-25, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize The Boards Of Trustees Of Community And Junior College Districts To Approve Institution Specific Policies Permitting The Waiver Of Out-of-state Tuition; And For Related Purpose...
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2021-03-02
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MSHB113FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-29-65, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For The Revised Composition Of The Boards Of Trustees For The Northeast Mississippi Community College District And The Coahoma Community College District To Represent The Boards' ...
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2021-03-02
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MSSB2307FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-173-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Delete Certain Provisions Relating To School's Determination Of Students With Dyslexia; To Create New Section 37-173-16, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide The Steps Schools Must Take F...
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2021-03-02
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MSSB2305FailAn Act To Codify New Section 37-106-36, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Create The "william F. Winter And Jack Reed, Sr., Teacher Loan Repayment Program" To Be Administered By The State Financial Aid Board; To Provide For The Qualifications For Applican...
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2021-03-02
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MSHB358FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-39-21, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Increase From $50,000.00 To $100,000.00 The Amount Of Bond That Is Required For The Purchasing Agent Of Any School Board; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-03-02
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MSHB302FailN Act To Amend Sections 37-179-1 And 37-179-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize The State Board Of Education To Approve The Creation Of Districts Of Innovation; To Define Certain Terms Related To "districts Of Innovation"; To Limit The Initial ...
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2021-03-02
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MSSB2527FailAn Act To Reenact Sections 37-159-1, 37-159-5, 37-159-7, 37-159-9, 37-159-11 And 37-159-17, Mississippi Code Of 1972, Which Create The "mississippi Critical Teacher Shortage Act Of 1998"; To Amend Section 37-159-19, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Exten...
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2021-03-02
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MSSB2547FailAn Act To Provide That An Applicant Who Possesses A 3.5 Grade Point Average Or Better Shall Be Admitted Into The University Of Mississippi Accelerated Nursing Program Regardless Of The Applicant's Score On The American College Test; To Provide A Date...
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2021-03-02
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MSHB853FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-28-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Deadline By Which The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board Is Required To Publish A Pamphlet Of Statutory And Regulatory Updates To Charter Schools From July 1 To Octobe...
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2021-03-02
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MSHB1253FailAn Act To Amend Section 31-7-13.2, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Construction Management At Risk Method Of Project Delivery; To Provide That For The Purposes Of A Qualifications-based Selection Procedure, A Contract For Construction Managem...
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2021-03-02
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MSHB1182FailAn Act To Amend Sections 35-1-7, 35-3-9, 35-3-11, 35-3-13, 35-3-21, 35-7-5, 25-9-301, 25-11-109, 27-19-56.125, 37-103-25 And 45-9-101, Mississippi Code Of 1972; To Prescribe A Uniform Definition Of "veteran" For Purposes Of Such Statutes To Specifica...
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2021-03-02
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MSSB2146FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-28-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Reconstitute The Charter School Authorizer Board To Establish Terms Of Office; To Amend Section 37-28-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For An Annual General Fund Appropriation Of F...
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2021-02-24
Died In Committee
MSHB539FailAn Act To Create The "comprehensive Career And Technical Education Reform (ccater) Act"; To Amend Section 37-15-38, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Dual Credit Career And Technical Education Instructors Shall Not Be Required To Hold An Asso...
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2021-02-15
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MSHB314FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-3-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Permit The State Department Of Education To Receive Contributions, Donations, Gifts, Bequests Of Money, Other Forms Of Financial Assistance And Property, Equipment, Materials Or Manpower Fr...
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2021-02-11
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MSHB702FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-9-105, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require A School District To Give Assistant Teachers Notification Of Nonreemployment No Later Than 10 Days After The Adoption Of The District's Annual Budget By The Board For The Scholast...
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2021-02-11
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MSHB48FailAn Act To Provide That The State Workforce Investment Board Or An Applicable Occupational Licensing Board Shall Accept Military Education, Training And Service As Qualified Credentials Otherwise Required Of An Applicant For A License Or Certificate; ...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB33FailAn Act To Require School Districts To Adopt A Dating Violence Policy And To Incorporate Instruction On The Policy And On Healthy Relationships In Mandatory Courses; To Require The State Board Of Education To Adopt A Model Dating Violence Policy That ...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB12FailAn Act To Amend Sections 37-4-3 And 37-101-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The Mississippi Community College Board And The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning To Develop A System Of Class Registration That Will Give St...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB20FailAn Act To Amend Sections 37-6-11 And 37-6-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Authorize School Board Members To Be Granted Excused Absences From Regular Board Meetings For The Purpose Of Family Emergencies Resulting From The Illness Or Death Of An Immed...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB35FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-13-91, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Definition Of A Compulsory-school-age Child By Increasing The Maximum Age Required For Compulsory Attendance To Include Children Who Have Not Attained The Age Of Eighteen Years...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB52FailAn Act To Require A Comprehensive Course In Mississippi History And United States Government To Be Taught To All Students In Grades 9 Through 12 In All Public And Private Or Parochial Schools And Homeschool Programs; To Require The Discontinuation Of...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB51FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-6-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Establish An Annual Salary For School Board Members Based Upon A School District's Student Enrollment; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2040FailAn Act To Amend Sections 37-13-91 And 37-15-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Provisions Of The Mississippi Compulsory School Attendance Law Are Fully Applicable To Kindergarten-age Children; To Require Such Kindergarten-age Children T...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2039FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-6-13, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Prescribe The Salary For Local School Board Members Based On School District Student Enrollment; And For Related Purposes.
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2042FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-9-105, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require School Districts To Give Assistant Teachers Notification Of Nonreemployment No Later Than 10 Days After The Adoption Of The District's Annual Budget By The Board For The Forthcomi...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2041FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-19-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For The Increase Of The Starting Base Teacher Salary To $40,000.00 Over A Four-year Period; To Provide That Beginning In The 2025-2026 School Year, Teacher Salaries Be Equal To The...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB22FailAn Act To Create The Mississippi Eyes On Smiling Students Health Act (messha); To Amend Section 37-3-87, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require A Comprehensive Eye Examination For All Students Entering Kindergarten, First Grade Or Enrolling For The Fir...
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2021-02-02
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MSHB45FailAn Act To Create The Mississippi Commission On Wage Review; To Require The Commission To Examine The Wages Paid To Mississippi Employees, Both Public And Private, Establish Measurable Goals And Benchmarks For The State Of Mississippi Relating To Wage...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2005FailAn Act To Amend Sections 73-38-3, 73-38-9, 73-38-11, 73-38-13, 73-38-15, 73-38-21, 73-38-23, 73-38-25, 73-38-27, 73-38-31 And 73-38-36, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That Speech-language Pathologists And Audiologists Will Be Licensed And Regul...
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2021-02-02
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MSSB2038FailAn Act To Amend Section 37-16-7, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require High School Graduates To Pass At Least 60% Of The Civics Portion Of The Naturalization Test Used By The Immigration Services; To Amend Section 37-35-9, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To...
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2021-02-02
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