2005 Regular Session
By: Representative Broomfield, Bailey, Banks, Blackmon, Buck, Burnett, Carlton, Clark, Clarke, Coleman (29th), Cummings, Ellis, Espy, Evans, Fleming, Franks, Fredericks, Hamilton (6th), Hines, Holland, Holloway, Jennings, Johnson, Markham, Martinson, Middleton, Morris, Moss, Myers, Peranich, Perkins, Pierce, Rotenberry, Straughter, Stringer, Thomas, Warren, Whittington, Young, Upshaw
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT ANY STUDENT IN GRADES SEVEN THROUGH TWELVE ENROLLED IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL IN MISSISSIPPI SHALL NOT PARTICIPATE IN ANY ATHLETIC PROGRAM UNLESS THAT STUDENT MAINTAINS A 2.0 GRADE POINT AVERAGE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Beginning with the 2005-2006 school year, any student in Grades 7 through 12 enrolled in a public school of this state shall not participate in any athletic program unless that student maintains a 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2005.