2006 Regular Session
By: Representative Janus, Bentz
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN AN AREA HAS BEEN ANNEXED BY A CITY OR COUNTY WITH REGARD TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS, A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN MAY CHOOSE WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICT THEIR STUDENT WILL ATTEND; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when a county or municipal school district annexes an area of another county or municipal school district, then the parent or legal guardian of a student may choose which school district their student will attend.
SECTION 2. Section 1 of this Act shall be codified as a new section in Title 37, Chapter 7 of the Mississippi Code of 1972.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2006.