Mississippi Legislature
2003 Regular Session

Senate Education Committee

As of 05/14/03 at 08:17

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HB 662  Special education students; may appeal hearing            Warren
        officer's decision within 45 days of the decision.     
           03/17 Approved by Governor
HB 663  State classroom supply funds; clarify method of           Warren
 *      distribution and administration of.                    
           03/17 Approved by Governor
HB 742  School districts; revise certain sections relating to     Warren
 *      the administration of.                                 
           04/22 Approved by Governor
HB 743  Vocational student organizations; allow Department of     Warren
        Education to utilize staff for and expend vocational   
        funds for.                                             
           03/13 Approved by Governor
HB 744  Schools; extend repealers on certain sections.            Warren
 *         03/17 Approved by Governor
HB 746  Schools; exempt from 180-day minimum school calendar      Warren
 *      for time missed due to emergencies.                    
           03/31 (H) Died In Conference
HB 813  Professional licenses; suspend for default on state       Howell
   %    educational loans or service conditional scholarships. 
           03/04 (S) Died In Committee
HB 857  Teachers; certain may be licensed if college work         Scott (17th)
        accredited by NCATE.                                   
           03/04 (S) Died In Committee
HB 859  Department of Education; conduct a cost-benefit           Frierson
        analysis of mandatory kindergarten, pre-kindergarten   
        and optional diplomas.                                 
           03/23 Approved by Governor
HB 910  Sixteenth section land; certain cemeteries have           Fillingane
        priority in leasing of for expansion.                  
           03/04 (S) Died In Committee
HB1008  Department of Education; order textbooks, equipment and   Barnett (92nd)
 *      school supplies before beginning of fiscal year for    
        certain schools.                                       
           03/04 (S) Died In Committee
HB1072  Asthma; student may self-administer medication while at   Moody
 *      school.                                                
           03/28 Approved by Governor
HB1230  State Board of Education; allow to invest surplus         Warren
 *      sixteenth section land funds like other political      
        subdivisions of the state.                             
           03/18 Approved by Governor
HB1241  School resource officers; establish pilot program under   Scott (80th)
 *      Department of Education.                               
           03/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2003  Alternative school programs; increase allotment of        Jackson
        funds for.                                             
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2016  Ten Commandments; authorize display on school property.   Jackson
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2024  Regional Alternative School Pilot Program (R.A.S.P.);     Jackson
        authorize under Division of Youth Services.            
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2025  Public schools; require certain appropriate conduct by    Jackson
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2040  School superintendents; appoint all superintendents       Nunnelee
        after 1/1/2004.                                        
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2041  School-related fund-raising activities; provide certain   Nunnelee
   %    restrictions.                                          
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2043  Income tax; provide credit for contributions to school    Nunnelee
   %    tuition organizations or public schools.               
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2052  Teacher salary annual increment; authorize for up to 30   Chamberlin
        years of teaching experience.                          
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2055  School bond limitation based on assessed valuation;       Tollison
   %    revise.                                                
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2095  CPR classes; require in health curriculum Grades 9        Burton *
        through 12.                                            
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2108  Home school students; authorize dual enrollment in        Nunnelee
        public schools.                                        
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2109  "Disruptive behavior" by students which authorizes        Tollison
        disciplinary action by school officials; add certain   
        actions by students.                                   
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2122  Critical teacher shortage Masters Degree Program;         Smith
        authorize teachers licensed under alternate route.     
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2160  Teacher Retention Grant Program; scholarships available   Chamberlin
        to teachers working for a Master's or Doctorate of     
        Education degree.                                      
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2164  School superintendents; appoint all superintendents       Johnson (38th)
        after 1/1/2004.                                        
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2178  Education of exceptional children; revise parent due      Harden
        process and investigation procedures.                  
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2186  Study Committee on Retired Teacher Reemployment Option;   Harden
 *      create and require report.                             
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2189  School services for special population students;          Harden
        require course of study in teacher preparation         
        curriculum and in-service staff.                       
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2191  Study selection and governance structures of local        Harden
        school boards; create task force.                      
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2193  School districts; elect members of all school boards in   Harden
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2196  Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Bonds; authorize certain    Harden
  $%    school districts to issue.                             
           02/26 (S) Died In Committee
SB2197  "Education Independence and Accountability Act of         Harden
   %    2003"; enact and repeal supervision of State Dept of Ed
        over school districts.                                 
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2199  Substitute teachers may be paid twice per month and       Harden
        while student teaching; authorize.                     
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2203  School district authority to contract for training        Harden
        activities; clarify.                                   
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2207  School term; revise first day and last day for all        Nunnelee
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2208  School board elections; elect members in all school       Nunnelee
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2210  Student and Family Privacy Protection Act; enact.         Nunnelee
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2245  Teacher license; require revocation if person convicted   White
        of child abuse or child sexual abuse.                  
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2301  Expulsion of a student for assaulting a teacher or        King
        other school employee; require.                        
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2303  16th section school land classified as "forest land";     Stogner
        authorize exchange for other land producing more income
        for school district.                                   
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2311  Public school speech-language pathologists and            King
        audiologists; define year of experience for salary     
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2313  Minimum sick leave allowance for assistant teachers;      Harden
 *      provide.                                               
           03/23 Approved by Governor
SB2314  Annual leave for teachers; allow additional               Harden
        accumulation of personal leave.                        
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2339  Local school district health/physical education           Harden
 *      advisory councils; establish.                          
           03/18 Approved by Governor
SB2351  School psychologists; define authorized program           Burton
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2394  Five-year olds enrolled in full-day public school         Harden
        kindergarten; require attendance.                      
           03/14 Approved by Governor
SB2395  Statutes providing for administration of school           Harden
 * %    districts; make technical amendments to.               
           03/31 (S) Died In Conference
SB2397  Vocational student organizations; authorize State         Harden
     V  Department of Education to perform services and expend 
        funds therefor.                                        
           03/31 (S) Veto Referred To Education
SB2401  Sixteenth section lands; authorize school boards to       Harden
        contract with private forester for managing timber.    
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2404  Schools; clarify minimum calendar regarding               Harden
 *      emergencies, and provide for additional funds for      
        certain high growth districts.                         
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2405  Superintendent of the Mississippi Schools for the Blind   Harden
        and Deaf; salary to be determined by State Board of    
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2407  Hearing officer's decision regarding special education    Harden
        students; change appeal time.                          
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2412  Automatic repealers on certain public education           Harden
 *      programs; delete.                                      
           03/31 (S) Died In Conference
SB2416  School bonds; majority vote required on school bond       Harden
   %    issues.                                                
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2417  School bond issue; authorize for one-year period          Harden
   %    without election unless petition of the electorate     
        calls for an election.                                 
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2418  Classroom supply funds; clarify distribution and          Harden
        administration of.                                     
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2463  Students may self-administer asthma medication;           Huggins
 *      authorize.                                             
           03/12 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2468  Unused sick leave earned by teachers; authorize           Harden
        one-time payment by school district.                   
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2469  Unused personal leave for teachers; allow accumulation.   Harden
           03/12 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2473  School tax collection charges; any charges by local       Harden
   %    taxing authority shall be separate levy excluded from  
        55-mill cap.                                           
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2482  Critical Needs Teacher Scholarship Incentive Program;     Harden
 *      limit to junior and senior level university students.  
           03/07 Approved by Governor
SB2485  Mississippi Reading Sufficiency Act of 2003; enact.       Smith
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2495  School board elections; elect members in all school       Johnson (38th)
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2558  School social workers; allot adequate program funds       Simmons
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2565  Student loans; provide graduate degree teacher            Harden
        incentive loans to applicants agreeing to teach in     
        public schools or universities.                        
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2587  School bus driver; require to open service door and       Dickerson
 *      driver's window at railroad crossing.                  
           04/24 Approved by Governor
SB2598  Student school opportunity scholarship program;           Johnson (19th)
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2603  School district bond debt; include in lieu payments as    Harden
        part of general limitations.                           
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2604  Reductions in Minimum Education or EEF allotments;        Harden
   %    school district revenue shortfall borrowing authority  
        applies to.                                            
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2607  Education of exceptional children; revise parent due      Harden
        process and investigation procedures.                  
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2615  State Department of Education Administration Budget;      Cuevas
        require phased-in reduction to average of the          
        contiguous states.                                     
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2621  16th Section School Land Principal Fund; define           Harden
   %    authorized investments of.                             
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2627  School districts provide an annual report of teacher      Harden
 *      vacancies to the State Superintendent of Education and 
        the Legislature; require.                              
           03/04 (H) Died In Committee
SB2631  Charter schools; create new process for establishing      Nunnelee
   %    which is not limited to public schools.                
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2636  Early Childhood Education programs assessment;            Harden
 *      authorize.                                             
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2697  Ad valorem school tax collections; clarify additional     Harden
   %    levy for collection costs and revise deadline for      
        transmitting tax collections.                          
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2705  Teachers with 25 or more years of teaching experience;    Cuevas
   %    provide salary increases, state income tax benefits,   
        health ins. benefits for.                              
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2711  Children-at-risk; establish the Motivating Parents and    Simmons
   %    Children (M.P.A.C.) pilot program for school districts.
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2766  Contract with private entities to provide instructional   Harden
   %    services to pupils; authorize school districts to.     
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2800  Textbook and equipment orders for state school            Hyde-Smith
        students; SDE shall place prior to beginning of fiscal 
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2801  School boards; elect  members in all school districts;    Simmons
        appoint all school superintendents.                    
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2812  Mississippi Science, Technology, Engineering and          Nunnelee
        Mathematics (STEM) Education Competitiveness Act;      
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2817  Alternative schools programs; require separate space      Blackmon
        for students in Grades 5 and lower.                    
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2822  Mississippi Civic Literacy Act; enact.                    Hewes
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2826  Automatic transfer of certain students attending          Horhn
        nonpublic schools; authorize if test scores are        
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2837  Determination of average daily attendance under           Chamberlin
        adequate education program funding formula; clarify.   
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2840  School bonds; require 55% vote to pass.                   Horhn
   %       02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2862  School districts; pilot program requiring pupils to       Simmons
        read a minimum of 4 books per school year.             
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SB2871  Education enhancement funds allocated for certain         Gordon
        purposes; divert for general education programs.       
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SC 517  Const. 211; authorize exchange of 16th section school     Stogner
        land classified as "forest land".                      
           02/04 (S) Died In Committee
SN  25  Rosetta L. Richard, Gulfport, Mississippi, Education,     GOVERNOR
        St. Board of, representing the Second Supreme Court    
        District, for a nine-year term ending June 30, 2011.   
           03/26 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  31  Dr. Lavon Fluker-Reed, Aberdeen, Mississippi,             GOVERNOR
        Education, St. Board of, representing an active and    
        full-time school administrator for the unexpired term  
        ending June 30, 2005, vice Jayne A. Burrows Sargent.   
           03/26 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  32  Claude Hartley, Belden, Mississippi, Education, St.       GOVERNOR
        Board of, representing the Third Supreme Court District
        for a nine-year term commencing July 1, 2003 and ending
        June 30, 2012.                                         
           03/26 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  74  Henry L. Johnson, Jackson, Mississippi, Education, St.    BOARD OF EDUCATION
        Superintendent of, beginning August 1, 2002,  and      
        serving at the will and pleasure of the Board.         
           03/26 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  88  Lynn Houston, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Educational       GOVERNOR
        Television, Miss. Auth. for, representing the teacher  
        or principal in a secondary school system, for the     
        unexpired term  ending July 1, 2005, vice Albert       
           03/26 (S) Notified of Approval
SN  95  Dr. Larry S. Anderson, Tupelo, Mississippi, Council for   GOVERNOR
        Educational Technology, for the  unexpired term ending 
        June 30, 2006.                                         
           03/26 (S) Notified of Approval

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