Description: Children to attend school in the school district of residence; provide civil & criminal penalties against parent for noncompliance.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||01/02 (S) Referred To Education;Judiciary, Division B|
|2||01/30 (S) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2007|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Majority|
Principal Author: Flowers
Code Section: A 037-0015-0029
Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 37-15-29, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE CIVIL PENALTIES AND REQUIRE RESTITUTION FROM PARENTS OR GUARDIANS WHO INTENTIONALLY ENROLL THEIR CHILDREN IN THE SCHOOLS OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT IN WHICH THEY DO NOT RESIDE; TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT IN CASES WHERE THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN HAS INTENTIONALLY ENROLLED THE CHILD IN A NONRESIDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR TWO OR MORE SCHOOL YEARS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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