2013 Regular Session
To: Judiciary B
By: Representatives Brown (20th), Arnold, Boyd, Carpenter, Formby, Martinson, Monsour
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT OF PARENTS TO DIRECT THE UPBRINGING, EDUCATION AND CARE OF THEIR CHILDREN; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The liberty of parents to direct the upbringing, education and care of their children is a fundamental right.
SECTION 2. The provisions of this act apply to all laws of the State of Mississippi, and to the implementation of such laws, whether adopted before or after the effective date of this act, unless a law explicitly excludes such application.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2013.