1997 Regular Session
By: Representative Scott (80th)
House Bill 708
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 37-13-67, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT THE HOURS CONSTITUTING A SCHOOL DAY IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS SHALL BE 8:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 37-13-67, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
37-13-67. Twenty (20) days of actual teaching in which both teachers and pupils are in regular attendance for scheduled school work shall constitute a scholastic month. The * * * hours * * * which shall constitute a school day shall be 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1997.