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 5, 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 5, 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 1, 2013: Conferees Named Clarke,Burton,Tollison

Apr 1, 2013: Conference Report Filed

Apr 1, 2013: Conference Report Filed

Apr 2, 2013: Conference Report Adopted

Apr 2, 2013: Conference Report Adopted

Apr 3, 2013: Motion to Reconsider Entered

Apr 3, 2013: Motion to Reconsider Tabled

Apr 9, 2013: Enrolled Bill Signed

Apr 9, 2013: Enrolled Bill Signed

Apr 9, 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.