MS SB2129 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 37-17-6, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That The Parent Or Legal Guardian Of A School-age Child Who Is Enrolled In A School Or School District Whose Accreditation Has Been Withdrawn May File A Petition To An Accredited School District Of The Parent Or Legal Guardian's Choice Who Shall Grant The Transfer On A Space-available Basis; To Amend Sections 37-15-29 And 37-15-31, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide For The Transfer Of Students In Conformity Thereto Upon The Petition Of The Parent Or Guardian Of Such Student; To Provide That Transportation Of Such Student To The Transferee School Shall Be The Responsibility Of The Parent Or Guardian Unless The School District Agrees To Provide Transportation; To Amend Section 37-151-93, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That No School District Accepting Any Transfer Student Shall Charge The Student Any Tuition Fees; To Amend Sections 37-15-13 And 37-15-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity Thereto; And For Related Purposes.

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Student transfer from school or school district which has lost accreditation; provide for mandatory transfer.



2019-02-05SenateDied In Committee
2019-01-11SenateReferred To Education

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