HB1530. School attendance and absenteeism; standardize for compulsory attendance law & ADA calculations under MAEP.

Mississippi Legislature. 2013 Regular Session. House of Representatives.

Introduced:
Jan 21, 2013
Last Action:
Apr 25, 2013
Approved by Governor

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History

Jan 21, 2013: Referred To Appropriations

Jan 21, 2013: Referred To Workforce Development;Public Health and Human Services

Feb 05, 2013: Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub

Feb 12, 2013: Committee Substitute Adopted

Feb 12, 2013: Passed

Feb 14, 2013: Transmitted To Senate

Feb 15, 2013: Referred To Appropriations

Mar 05, 2013: Title Suff Do Pass

Mar 13, 2013: Amended

Mar 13, 2013: Passed As Amended

Mar 14, 2013: Returned For Concurrence

Mar 26, 2013: Decline to Concur/Invite Conf

Mar 27, 2013: Conferees Named Frierson,Moore,Dickson

Apr 01, 2013: Conferees Named Clarke,Burton,Tollison

Apr 01, 2013: Conference Report Filed

Apr 01, 2013: Conference Report Filed

Apr 02, 2013: Conference Report Adopted

Apr 02, 2013: Conference Report Adopted

Apr 03, 2013: Motion to Reconsider Entered

Apr 03, 2013: Motion to Reconsider Tabled

Apr 09, 2013: Enrolled Bill Signed

Apr 09, 2013: Enrolled Bill Signed

Apr 09, 2013: Due From Governor 04/26/13

Apr 25, 2013: Approved by Governor

Summary

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 37-13-91, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT A COMPULSORY-SCHOOL-AGE CHILD WHO IS ABSENT MORE THAN 37% OF THE INSTRUCTIONAL DAY MUST BE CONSIDERED ABSENT THE ENTIRE DAY; TO AMEND SECTION 37-151-5, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERMS "MINIMUM SCHOOL TERM" AND "AVERAGE DAILY ATTENDANCE" AS SUCH TERMS ARE USED FOR DETERMINING ALLOCATIONS TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS UNDER THE ADEQUATE EDUCATION PROGRAM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.