Education Law

 HCS HB 114 – Educational credits for military training. Requires institutions of higher education to award edu­cational credits to a veteran for certain courses that were a part of his or her military training or service, where the courses meet the standards of the American Council of Education or equivalent standards.

HCS HB 134 – School bullying. Changes the laws regard­ing bullying in schools and establishes specific components that a district must include in its antibullying policy. Among other provisions, this legislation prohibits bullying on school property, at any school function, and on school buses; defines “cyberbullying”; requires a school district’s antibullying policy to include multiple specific statements and procedures for responding to and preventing bullying.

HB 152 – School officers. Allows school districts to au­thorize and commission school officers to enforce laws relating to crimes committed on school grounds, at school activities, and on school buses.

HCS HB 159 – Residency for military children Allows an exemption from the proof of residency or domicile requirement to register a child for school whose parent or guardian is serving on specified active duty military orders.

HCS HB 168 / SB 117 – Residency for veterans. Allows an individual who is separating from the military to have resident student status for admission and tuition purposes at a public institution of higher education under specified circumstances.

HB 276 – School protection officers. Authorizes any school district to designate a teacher or administrator as a school protection officer who may carry concealed firearms after he or she has met specified minimum training require­ments.

HB 477 / SB 284 – School bullying. Changes the laws re­garding bullying in schools. Among other provisions, this legislation revises the definition of “bullying;” prohibits bullying on school property, at any school function, and on school buses; removes the requirement that a bullying policy not enumerate protected classes of individuals and instead prohibits bullying when it is reasonably perceived to be motivated by a person’s real or perceived affiliation with any of several specified categories of individuals; re­quires school employees, students or volunteers who have witnessed or who have reliable information regarding an incident of harassment or discrimination to report the incident; requires a school district’s antibullying policy to include multiple specific statements and procedures for responding to and preventing bullying.

SCS SB 106 – Educational and licensing credits for military courses. Requires higher education institutions to accept credits for military courses if the courses meet certain standards; requires that military members with health-related professional licenses or certificated that are in good standing when entering active duty will remain in good standing while on active duty; allows military service, if satisfactory to the professional licensing boards, to be applied toward qualifications to receive a license or certificate from the board.

 

Index of Bills by Subject Matter

Key
  • CCS - Conference Committee Substitute
  • HB - House Bill
  • HCS - House Committee Substitute
  • HS - House Substitute
  • HJR - House Joint Resolution
  • SB - Senate Bill
  • SCS - Senate Committee Substitute
  • SS - Senate Substitute
  • SJR - Senate Joint Resolution
  • * - Missouri Bar Committee-Drafted Legislation
 

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