98th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Bills Indexed by Subject
EDUCATION, ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY

BillSponsor Bill StringDate/Last Action
 Bill Information
HB1368Hubrecht, Tila HCS HB 13684/28/2016 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  4170H.02C - Establishes a committee to examine the schools for the severely disabled
HB1369Miller, Rocky HB 13691/11/2016 Withdrawn (H)
  4115H.02I - Prohibits local school districts from setting an opening date for the school term that is more than ten calendar days prior to the first Monday in September for school year 2017-18 and for subsequent years
HB1383English, Keith HB 13834/12/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  4674H.01I - Expands the A+ Schools Program to graduates of any high school that meets the program requirements
HB1384English, Keith HB 13844/12/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4673H.01I - Allows school districts to discipline students for cyberbullying that occurs off campus
HB1416Houghton, Jay HB 14162/1/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4085H.01I - Prohibits local school districts from choosing an opening date for the school term that is earlier than September first
HB1419Pfautsch, Donna HCS HB 14194/11/2016 Executive Session Scheduled
  4407H.02P - Changes the laws regarding gifted education
HB1427Sommer, Chrissy HB 14274/14/2016 Second read and referred: Senate Education
  4237H.01P - Requires school districts to post certain financial information on the district's website for free public access
HB1429Sommer, Chrissy HB 14294/21/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  4434H.01I - Changes the laws regarding the school funding formula by adding an additional weight for each gifted student to the calculation of the school district's weighted average daily attendance
HB1430Sommer, Chrissy HB 14304/21/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  4218H.01I - Specifies continuing education training for school board members, with additional training required for members serving districts with provisional accreditation
HB1458Butler, Michael HB 14582/10/2016 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  4387H.01I - Establishes the Missouri Parent/Teacher Involvement Act
HB1451Wood, David SCS HCS HB 14515/11/2016 Placed on Informal Calendar
  4351S.05C - Modifies provisions relating to charter schools
HB1498Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 14984/25/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4527H.01I - Establishes a community schools grant program in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Jackson County, and Kansas City
HB1499Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 14994/18/2016 Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (H)
  4528H.01I - Establishes a Council for Community Education within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
HB1500Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 15004/25/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4526H.01I - Allows schools to incorporate criminal justice instruction into curriculum
HB1501Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 15011/13/2016 Referred: Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
  4392H.01I - Establishes in the Department of Public Safety a "Task Force on Police Officer Presence in Schools and Communities"
HB1478Entlicher, Sue HB 14785/4/2016 Placed on Informal Calendar
  4896H.01P - Modifies the bonding requirement for the treasurer of a seven-director school district
HJR59Lauer, Jeanie HJR 593/17/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  4587H.01I - Proposes a constitutional amendment regarding when and the amount that a school district in a first classification charter county can become indebted
HB1546Lauer, Jeanie HB 15464/27/2016 Executive Session Held (S)
  4584H.01P - Establishes policies and training for youth suicide awareness and prevention in schools
HB1580McNeil, Margo HB 15804/18/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4657H.02I - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish a grant program to extend instructional time in underperforming school districts
SB704Rowden, Caleb HCS SS SCS SB 7045/11/2016 Reported Do Pass with Amendments (H)
  4101H.04C - Modifies laws relating to public funds
HB1583Allen, Sue SCS HCS HB 15836/3/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4821S.04T - Changes the laws regarding bullying in schools and establishes specific components that a district must include in its antibullying policy
HB1589Koenig, Andrew SCS HCS HBs 1589 & 23075/9/2016 Executive Session Scheduled
  4452S.05C - Authorizes a tax credit for donations to a fund established for the provision of scholarships to foster care children
HB1597Newman, Stacey HB 15975/13/2016 Referred: Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
  4244H.01I - Creates the offense of making a threat to the security of a building or a public school
HB1601Ruth, Becky HCS HB 16015/4/2016 Public Hearing Held (S)
  4530H.02P - Specifies that a teacher representative shall be appointed to the state board of education
HB1602Ruth, Becky HB 16023/31/2016 Second read and referred: Senate Education
  4522H.01P - Changes the laws regarding the appointment of school board members in the event of vacancies
HB1605Kelley, Mike HCS HB 16055/12/2016 Second read and referred: Senate Ways and Means
  4958H.02E - Authorizes an earned income tax credit in Missouri
HB1610Swan, Kathryn HB 16104/27/2016 Executive Session Held (S)
  4817H.01P - Changes the laws regarding postsecondary course options by broadening the definition of schools allowed to cooperate with public high schools to offer those options
HB1611Swan, Kathryn HB 16115/6/2016 SCS Voted Do Pass (S)
  4806H.01P - Requires school districts to establish comprehensive guidance and counseling programs for students attending school in the district
HB1612Swan, Kathryn HCS HB 16124/11/2016 Executive Session Scheduled
  4804H.02P - Requires the State Board of Education to establish minimum requirements for a career and technical education certificate
HB1613Swan, Kathryn HCS HB 16134/11/2016 Executive Session Scheduled
  4799H.02P - Requires school districts to develop a system for identifying students who are at risk of not being ready for college-level work or entry-level career positions
HB1624Cookson, Steve HB 16245/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4537H.01I - Requires school districts to designate bathrooms and other facilities as for the exclusive use of individuals of one sex and to prohibit individuals from accessing facilities that do not correspond to their sex
HB1625Cookson, Steve HB 16254/4/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5086H.01I - Increases funding under the school funding formula for school districts with an assessed valuation per student that fell within the lowest 10% of all school districts in the 2004-05 school year
HB1627Cookson, Steve HB 16271/20/2016 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  5085H.01I - Caps school superintendent salaries and requires publication of school employee salaries in local newspapers
HB1628Cookson, Steve HCS HB 16283/17/2016 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  5084H.02C - Clarifies the powers of boards of education and individual board members
HB1636Love, Warren HB 16364/11/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5064H.01I - Prohibits public schools that hold classes during the Missouri State Fair from receiving any state funding
HB1643Hicks, Ron HB 16435/2/2016 Placed on Informal Calendar
  4984H.01P - Makes CPR instruction a high school graduation requirement
HB1646Swan, Kathryn SCS HCS HBs 1646, 2132 & 16216/22/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4816S.04T - Establishes the Missouri Civics Education Initiative
HB1656Dunn, Randy HB 16563/10/2016 Rules - Reported Do Pass - Consent (H)
  4778H.01I - Requires training in suicide awareness and prevention for public school teachers
HB1667Swan, Kathryn HB 16672/18/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  4826H.02I - Specifies that charter schools become eligible to receive state funding for early childhood education at the same time as the district in which they are located becomes eligible
HB1670English, Keith HB 16704/11/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4981H.01I - Allows a school district to authorize its schools to observe a moment of silence in individual classrooms
HB1678Solon, Sheila SCS HB 16784/26/2016 Placed on Informal Calendar
  4824S.02C - Requires public institutions of higher education to implement memorandums of understanding with law enforcement with respect to sexual assaults on campus
HB1683Cookson, Steve HB 16832/1/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5075H.01I - Prohibits local school districts from setting an opening date for the school term that is more than 10 calendar days prior to the first Monday in September for school year 2017-18 and for subsequent years
HB1699Lant, Bill HB 16991/13/2016 Referred: Workforce Standards and Development
  5103H.01I - Establishes the School Construction Act which exempts construction and maintenance work done for certain school districts from the prevailing wage requirement upon the school board's approval
HB1720Swan, Kathryn HB 17205/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5187H.01I - Changes the laws regarding teacher compensation
HB1734Davis, Charlie HB 17342/29/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5087H.01I - Requires teachers to be certified in CPR
HB1750Roden, Shane HB 17502/16/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  5230H.01I - Specifies that the Pledge of Allegiance must be recited at least once per school day in schools supported by public funds
HB1792Lauer, Jeanie HB 17923/10/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  4589H.02I - Adds making a terrorist threat and statutory rape to the list of offenses that school administrators must report
HB1849Pogue, Jeff HB 18494/11/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5164H.01I - Prohibits school districts from collecting biometric information on students without the express written consent of parents or legal guardians
HB1871Cookson, Steve HB 18713/10/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  5088H.01I - Requires school financial audits to contain certain information relating to extracurricular activities within the school district
HB1879Hubrecht, Tila HB 18795/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5350H.01I - Places a cap on the state adequacy target used to determine state aid to schools
HB1888Dogan, Shamed HB 18884/4/2016 Motion to Do Pass Failed (H)
  5465H.01I - Establishes education savings accounts
HB1905Newman, Stacey HB 19055/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  4119H.01I - Establishes programs and services to increase preventative health care services in the state
SB827Swan, Kathryn HCS SB 8275/4/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  5486H.04C - Changes the laws regarding elementary and secondary education
HB1928Burlison, Eric HCS HB 19284/28/2016 Second read and referred: Senate Education
  5408H.02P - Creates the "Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia" and requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to employ a dyslexia specialist and develop professional development programs for school staff
HB1946Spencer, Bryan HB 19462/29/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4070H.01I - Establishes the Student Accountability Act that gives those students with certain scores on an assessment a notation on their high school diploma
HB1947Spencer, Bryan HB 19474/12/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4245H.01I - Allows school districts to be excused from compliance with certain statutes in the event of withholding of funds by the governor
HB1948Spencer, Bryan HB 19484/12/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4242H.01I - Changes the law on school funding so that the exemption from compliance with certain statutes by school districts in the event of withholding of funds by the governor is permanent
HB1949Spencer, Bryan HB 19492/22/2016 Motion to Do Pass Failed (H)
  4267H.01I - Requires school board candidates to undergo background checks
HB1950Spencer, Bryan HB 19504/18/2016 Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (H)
  4246H.01I - Prohibits public school employees from running for the school board in any school district
HJR64Dohrman, Dean HJR 645/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5424H.01I - Proposes a constitutional amendment requiring members of the State Board of Education to be elected by the voters instead of being appointed by the Governor
HB1954Dohrman, Dean HB 19545/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  5422H.01I - Changes the laws regarding the federal Smart Snacks Nutrition Standards program
HB1982Ellington, Brandon HB 19824/25/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5505H.01I - Specifies that students shall take a world history course in order to graduate from high school
HJR66Spencer, Bryan HJR 665/13/2016 Referred: Ways and Means
  5437H.01I - Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing an exemption from property tax designated for school systems and all personal property owned by citizens who have reached the age of seventy-two
HB2058Haahr, Elijah HB 20584/13/2016 Executive Session Held (S)
  5514H.01P - Establishes the Cronkite New Voices Act
HB2110Bernskoetter, Mike HB 21101/25/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4230H.02I - Specifies that students shall take one course solely on personal finance topics in order to graduate from high school
HB2117Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 21174/25/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5448H.01I - Allows public schools to incorporate water and swim safety into existing physical education curriculum for students in grades three through twelve
HB2118Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 21183/7/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4529H.01I - Establishes a Task Force on School Safety Improvement
HB2121Hummel, Jacob HCS HBs 2121, 1747 & 22444/6/2016 Executive Session Held (S)
  4857H.03P - Changes the laws regarding the Farm-to-School Act
HB2123Spencer, Bryan HB 21233/17/2016 Action Postponed (H)
  5754H.01I - Establishes the Missouri Course Access Program
HB2178Higdon, Galen HB 21784/21/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  5716H.01I - Requires high schools to offer driver's education courses
HB2186Ross, Robert HB 21864/27/2016 Executive Session Held (S)
  5811H.01P - Allows school districts to develop policies on student recognition for participation in the Constitution Project of the Missouri Supreme Court
HB2185Cookson, Steve HB 21854/21/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  5726H.01I - Creates the Missouri State High School Activities Association Interim Committee
HB2189Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 21895/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5828H.01I - Requires ethical reforms related to testing of elementary and secondary education students
HB2207Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 22075/13/2016 Referred: Special Committee on Urban Issues
  5674H.01I - Changes the laws regarding youth
SB904Swan, Kathryn HCS SCS SB 9045/5/2016 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  5842H.04C - Changes the laws regarding elementary and secondary education
HB2238Gannon, Elaine HB 22384/20/2016 Executive Session Held (S)
  5922H.01P - Modifies provisions relating to high school equivalency examinations
HB2241Dohrman, Dean HB 22412/16/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  5957H.01I - Requires coursework addressing the Bill of Rights in secondary schools and in college and university introductory courses in American government and American history
HJR80Roden, Shane HJR 804/14/2016 Referred: Transportation
  5695H.01I - Proposes a constitutional amendment to shift funds from penalties currently allocated to schools to the state road fund
HB2288Parkinson, Mark HB 22882/22/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5792H.01I - Prohibits a school district from entering into a contract with any teacher for unpaid leave that results in the teacher receiving funds from the district when another organization is reimbursing the district
HB2296Parkinson, Mark HB 22964/12/2016 Referred: Ways and Means
  5875H.01I - Authorizes a state income tax deduction for school supplies and books purchased for home schooling a child
HB2303Brattin, Rick HB 23035/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4609H.02I - Prohibits any public school student from accessing certain facilities that do not correspond to his or her sex unless the student and a staff person are the only persons inside the facility
HB2315Bahr, Kurt HB 23152/29/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5926H.01I - Allows parents and adult students to opt students out of statewide summative tests
HJR84Carpenter, Jon HJR 845/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5814H.01I - Proposes a constitutional amendment that requires appropriations for education to fully fund the formula
HB2327Curtis, Courtney Allen HCS HB 23275/3/2016 Second read and referred: Senate Education
  6023H.02P - Establishes the Urban Education Institute
HB2336Peters, Joshua HB 23364/18/2016 Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (H)
  6083H.01I - Prohibits the issuance of a driver's license or temporary permit to any person 15 to 18 years of age if a school submits information that the student is not in compliance with the eligibility standards
HJR85Morgan, Judy HJR 855/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5186H.03I - Proposes a constitutional amendment that requires appropriations for education to fully fund the formula
HB2352Morgan, Judy HB 23524/18/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5816H.01I - Requires children in the City of St. Louis and Kansas City school districts to enroll in a school by the age of five
HB2353Morgan, Judy HB 23535/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5818H.01I - Establishes the Missouri Tuition Equity Act
HCR83Curtis, Courtney Allen HCR 834/4/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  6111H.01I - Urges the department of elementary and secondary education to promote a culture in which educators feel free to discuss issues and work together to achieve a quality education for each student
HCR85Moon, Mike HCR 852/3/2016 Referred: Government Efficiency
  6126H.01I - Urges Congress to end all current and prohibit further interference by the U.S. Department of Education with respect to state decisions regarding academic content standards
HB2379Swan, Kathryn SS SCS HCS HB 23796/22/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  6119S.04T - Specifies that public schools shall screen students for dyslexia and related disorders and establishes a task force on dyslexia
HJR87Curtis, Courtney Allen HJR 875/13/2016 Referred: Local Government
  6203H.01I - Proposes a constitutional amendment removing prohibitions related to school district boundaries and affairs
HB2409Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 24095/13/2016 Referred: Local Government
  6154H.01I - Consolidates all the school districts in St. Louis County
HB2419Kelley, Mike HB 24192/10/2016 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  6188H.01I - Requires cameras in special-needs classrooms
HB2420Spencer, Bryan HB 24205/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5995H.01I - Adds duties for the commissioner of education
HB2425Spencer, Bryan HB 24255/13/2016 Referred: Emerging Issues
  6156H.01I - Changes provisions of law related to certain education work groups
HB2428Swan, Kathryn HB 24286/13/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  6217H.01T - Changes the term "guidance counselor" to "school counselor" in the laws relating to education
HB2479Rowland, Lyle HB 24794/18/2016 Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (H)
  5743H.01I - Requires school districts to give certain students excused absences when a student living with them participates in certain programs
HB2491Smith, Clem HB 24915/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6220H.02I - Changes the laws regarding school course materials and instruction relating to human sexuality and sexually transmitted infections
HB2504Bahr, Kurt HB 25045/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6393H.01I - Expands the number of school districts that could qualify for a certain annual appropriation
HB2505Vescovo, Rob HB 25053/30/2016 Referred: Emerging Issues
  6385H.01I - Prohibits public school employees from asking students or parents about firearm ownership
HJR94McNeil, Margo HJR 945/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6441H.02I - Proposes a constitutional amendment guaranteeing children a right to an adequately and equitably funded public school
HB2546Hubrecht, Tila HB 25464/21/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  4191H.02I - Requires the department of elementary and secondary education to offer training on dyslexia to all teachers on an annual basis
HCR102Hubrecht, Tila HCR 1025/13/2016 Referred: Government Oversight and Accountability
  6464H.01I - Urges Congress to prohibit federal programs that incentivize states to adopt certain academic standards
HB2565Montecillo, Genise HCS HBs 2565 & 25643/17/2016 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  6260H.02C - Requires the department of elementary and secondary education to establish a trauma-informed schools initiative and pilot program
HB2566Pfautsch, Donna HCS HB 25665/12/2016 Second read and referred: Senate Education
  6528H.02P - Establishes the early learning quality assurance report pilot program
HB2569Hummel, Jacob HB 25694/21/2016 HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
  6544H.01I - Requires a student to receive instruction in Braille reading and writing if an assessment demonstrates the need for the instruction
HB2570Hill, Justin HB 25703/30/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  6507H.01I - Changes the training requirements for child care providers and school teachers and staff regarding identifying signs of possible child abuse
HB2571Dunn, Randy HB 25715/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6486H.01I - Establishes the Missouri Early Childhood Education Act which allows children four and five years of age to attend early childhood programs under certain circumstances
HB2573Hubrecht, Tila HB 25733/30/2016 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  6508H.01I - Requires the department of elementary and secondary education to ensure that any new or renewed contracts for services to develop or administer assessment instruments allow it to conduct compliance reviews
HB2574Hubrecht, Tila HB 25743/30/2016 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  6459H.01I - Requires the joint committee on education to undertake additional duties related to oversight of the state education system
HB2593Swan, Kathryn HB 25934/25/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  6569H.01I - Excludes funds designated by taxpayers in an urban district as local early childhood education funds from the local tax revenue calculation used to provide funding to certain charter schools
HB2594Burlison, Eric HB 25944/28/2016 Returned to Committee of Origin (H)
  6537H.03I - Establishes the "Local Economic and Academic Partnership Act"
HB2595Ellington, Brandon HB 25955/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5675H.01I - Allows school districts to create magnet schools and changes provisions regarding the powers of superintendents
HB2646English, Keith HB 26465/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6703H.01I - Caps school superintendent salaries and requires publication of school employee salaries in local newspapers
HB2652Moon, Mike HB 26525/13/2016 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  6678H.01I - Repeals provisions relating to English language instruction for nonnative speakers
HB2671Fitzwater, Travis HB 26713/29/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  6748H.01I - Establishes a pilot program to be known as the “STEM Career Awareness Pilot Program”.
HB2674Kelley, Mike HB 26745/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6454H.01I - Allows school districts to implement alternative instruction plans to avoid make-up days
HB2693Barnes, Jay HB 26934/19/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  6782H.01I - Allows nonpublic school students to receive reimbursement of higher education costs through the A+ schools program
HB2696Swan, Kathryn HB 26965/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6767H.01I - Creates an educational savings plan for K-12 educational expenses
HB2707Ross, Robert HB 27074/25/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  6595H.01I - Establishes the Safe Schools Act
HB2712Dohrman, Dean HB 27124/25/2016 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  6813H.01I - Requires superintendents and assistant superintendents to be employed by school districts only by written contracts
HB2762Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 27625/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6503H.01I - Creates subdistricts within certain school districts
HB2774Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 27745/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5445H.01I - Allows any public school to offer dating abuse information in its health curriculum in grades seven through twelve
HB2790Swan, Kathryn HB 27904/28/2016 HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
  6876H.01I - Establishes a visiting scholars certificate of license to teach
HB2802Mathews, Kirk HB 28024/26/2016 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  6882H.01I - Allows home school students to participate in the Missouri State High School Activities Association activities for the public school district in which they reside
HB2803Allen, Sue HB 28035/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6889H.01I - Modifies provisions of law relating to instruction in human sexuality
HB2827Morris, Lynn HB 28275/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6881H.01I - Imposes penalties on members of the state board of education for neglecting to perform their duties
HB2828Morris, Lynn HB 28285/13/2016 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6883H.01I - Requires the state board of education to perform certain duties
HB2813Fitzwater, Travis HB 28135/13/2016 Referred: Children and Families
  6880H.01I - Establishes the Deaf Child's Bill of Rights