Description: Teachers; school boards may dismiss or refuse employment to persons convicted of a felony.
History of Actions:
|1||01/13/98||(H)||Referred To Education|
|2||02/03/98||(H)||Died In Committee|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|3/5ths vote required||No|
Principal Author: Davis
Additional Authors: Green (34th), Henderson (26th), Jennings, King, Moore, Vince
Code Sections: A 037-0009-0059, A 037-0009-0017
Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 37-9-59, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS' AUTHORITY TO DISMISS OR SUSPEND LICENSED EMPLOYEES WHO ARE CONVICTED OF A FELONY; TO AMEND SECTION 37-9-17, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE SCHOOL BOARDS TO REFUSE EMPLOYMENT TO APPLICANTS WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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