97th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Bills Indexed by Subject
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPT. OF


BillSponsor Bill StringDate/Last Action
 Bill Information
HB1084McCaherty, John HB 10842/5/2014 Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (H)
  4041L.01I - Allows the Commissioner of Education to assign a pupil to another school district if there is a special hardship or detrimental condition
HB1088Lauer, Jeanie HB 10884/3/2014 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  4417L.01I - Adds making a terrorist threat to the list of offenses that school administrators must report
HB1108Rowland, Lyle HB 11084/16/2014 HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
  4218L.03I - Allows a school district to use a calendar based on hours of attendance, rather than hours and days of attendance, if the minimum number of hours is at least 1,080 hours of actual pupil attendance
HB1111Rowland, Lyle HB 11114/24/2014 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  4219L.01I - Excuses a school district from specified financial requirements in fiscal years in which the school is underfunded
HB1139Cookson, Steve HCS HB 11394/3/2014 Referred: Rules
  4044L.06C - Changes the laws regarding mandatory school hours
HB1157Lair, Mike HB 11575/5/2014 Second read and referred: Senate Education
  4590L.01P - Requires the State Board of Education within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt a rule regarding student data accessibility
HB1158Lair, Mike HB 11582/12/2014 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4589L.01I - Prohibits the State Board of Education and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education from mandating curriculum, textbooks, or other materials used in public schools
HB1162Sommer, Chrissy HB 11622/5/2014 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4465L.01I - Requires specified school-approved sports or activities to be recognized for academic credit for physical education
HB1170Butler, Michael HB 11702/19/2014 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4789L.01I - Establishes the Missouri Parent/Teacher Involvement Act
HB1176Butler, Michael HB 11764/29/2014 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4785L.02I - Authorizes an income tax credit for a contribution to a qualified public school foundation
HB1181Redmon, Craig HCS HB 11814/9/2014 Public Hearing Scheduled (S)
  4434L.02P - Changes the laws based on executive branch reorganizations
HB1182Redmon, Craig HB 11823/6/2014 Rules - No Action Taken (H)
  4435L.01I - Repeals various obsolete, expired, and ineffective provisions of law
HB1189Wood, David HCS HB 11897/8/2014 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4774L.02T - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt a high school graduation policy that allows certain agriculture or career and technical education courses to satisfy certain subject-specific graduation requirements
HB1227Hinson, Dave HB 12271/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4980L.02I - Changes the laws regarding unaccredited school districts
HB1246Hinson, Dave HB 12461/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5179L.01I - Changes the laws regarding elementary and secondary education
HB1246Hinson, Dave HB 12461/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5179L.01I - Changes the laws regarding elementary and secondary education
HB1247Wood, David HCS HB 12474/24/2014 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  5075L.04C - Requires the Department of Higher Education to develop a procedure for dual credit course tuition and fee reimbursement for students who qualify for the A+ Program
HB1247Wood, David HCS HB 12474/24/2014 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  5075L.04C - Requires the Department of Higher Education to develop a procedure for dual credit course tuition and fee reimbursement for students who qualify for the A+ Program
HB1250Wood, David HCS HB 12505/7/2014 Public Hearing Held (S)
  4943L.03P - Establishes guidelines for statewide student assessments
HB1279English, Keith HB 12791/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4230L.01I - Expands the A+ Schools Program to graduates of any high school that meets the program requirements
HB1294McNeil, Margo HB 12941/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4240L.01I - Allows for school transfers within school districts when certain requirements are met and establishes a School Improvement Grant Program
HB1425Montecillo, Genise HCS HB 14254/24/2014 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  5269L.02C - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a process that awards additional performance points on the School Improvement Program to a school district that provides full-day kindergarden to specified students
HB1452Montecillo, Genise HB 14521/29/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4808L.01I - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a process that rewards districts that provide full-day kindergarten to specified students and modifies kindergarten requirements for Kansas City and St. Louis public schools
HB1490Bahr, Kurt CCS#2 SS SCS HB 14907/14/2014 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4476L.16T - Changes the laws regarding academic performance and learning standards in elementary and secondary education
HB1522Newman, Stacey HB 15224/2/2014 HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
  5536L.01I - Creates the offense of making a threat to the security of a building or a public school
HB1536Spencer, Bryan HCS HB 15364/3/2014 Referred: Rules
  4418L.03C - Establishes the Student Accountability Act that requires a student score proficient or higher on a state assessment in order to receive a high school academic diploma
HB1549Montecillo, Genise HB 15494/16/2014 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5495L.01I - Establishes term limits for State Board of Education members
HB1551Fitzpatrick, Scott HB 15511/29/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4221L.01I - Establishes the Equal Access to Interscholastic Activities Act
HB1558Flanigan, Tom HB 15581/29/2014 Referred: Budget
  5520L.01I - Allows the Carthage School District to transfer money between funds to build safety-related capital projects during the 2014-2015 school year
HB1571Sommer, Chrissy HB 15712/5/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5419L.04I - 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
HB1584LaFaver, Jeremy HB 15842/5/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4922L.01I - Establishes an exception to school transfer provisions for certain schools that have been classified as unaccredited
HB1587Koenig, Andrew HB 15872/5/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5248L.01I - Requires the State Board of Education and other public school entities to encourage students to explore scientific questions and to assist teaching of scientific theories of biological or chemical evolution
HB1599McNeil, Margo HB 15992/13/2014 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4938L.02I - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish a grant program for unaccredited and provisionally accredited districts that commit to extended school time
HB1614Burlison, Eric SCS HCS HB 16147/8/2014 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4603S.04T - Adds dyslexia to the list of conditions that are considered qualifying needs for the purposes of Bryce's Law
HB1639Funderburk, Doug HCS HB 16394/17/2014 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  5561H.03C - Allows a teacher who obtains certification on the basis of the American Board for Certification of Teaching Excellence to be granted a Missouri elementary teaching certificate
HB1650Fraker, Lyndall HB 16504/2/2014 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  4404L.01I - Waives high school equivalency examination fees for applicants 50 years of age or older
HB1689Swan, Kathryn SCS HCS HB 16897/8/2014 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4967S.05T - Changes the laws regarding elementary and secondary education
HB1701Ellington, Brandon HB 17012/11/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4518L.02I - Requires the establishment of a process by which a student in an unaccredited district who is enrolled in a public school that is not A+ designated can receive reimbursement under the A+ Schools Program
HB1706Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 17062/11/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4220L.01I - Requires a student to successfully complete four units of credit in both mathematics and science to receive a high school diploma
HB1708Bahr, Kurt HB 17082/12/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5820H.01I - Prohibits the State Board of Education, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and school districts from implementing the Common Core State Standards
HB1714McManus, Kevin HB 17142/12/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5754L.01I - Allows school districts and charter schools to receive state aid for children ages three to five who are eligible for free and reduced lunch and are participating in a district-operated pre-kindergarten program
HB1731Swan, Kathryn HB 17312/12/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5050L.01I - Establishes the Parent and Community School Information Act that requires a simplified letter-grade report card for each public school building and each charter school
HB1746Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 17462/12/2014 Referred: Special Standing Committee on Urban Issues
  4684L.01I - Establishes the Council for Community Education within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
HB1763Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 17634/8/2014 Voted Do Pass (H)
  4681L.01I - Establishes a community schools grant program in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Jackson County, and Kansas City
HB1767Bahr, Kurt HB 17672/18/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5525L.01I - Requires school districts to develop or revise policies on early high school graduation
HB1780Swan, Kathryn HB 17804/16/2014 HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
  5828L.02I - Adds virtual courses to the postsecondary courses that can be offered to high school students participating in dual enrollment classes
HB1820Morgan, Judy HB 18202/18/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4815L.01I - Changes the laws regarding bullying in schools
HB1823Berry, T.J. HCS HB 18234/24/2014 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  5983L.03C - Allows students to enroll in another school district or charter school for purposes of attending virtual courses or programs
HB1847Sommer, Chrissy HB 18472/25/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5594L.01I - Requires school boards in unaccredited and provisionally accredited districts to enter into a contract with the State Board of Education to commit to certain interventions
HB1856Kelley, Mike HB 18562/25/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6012L.01I - Requires the State Board of Education to classify the public schools as either unaccredited, provisionally accredited, accredited, or accredited with distinction
HB1868Stream, Rick HB 18683/5/2014 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5429L.01I - Changes the laws regarding elementary and secondary education
HB1869Stream, Rick HB 18693/12/2014 Executive Session Scheduled - Bill Not Heard
  5534L.02I - Changes the laws regarding charter schools
HB1873Guernsey, Casey HCS HB 18734/10/2014 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  5517H.07C - Establishes the Missouri Student Data Protection Act
HB1895Englund, Vicki HCS HB 18955/1/2014 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  6079L.03C - Requires that an A+ School Program eligible student who has completed a virtual class must be accorded an attendance rate of at least 95% for the purposes of calculating and distributing state school funding
HB1900Dohrman, Dean HB 19004/23/2014 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5937H.01I - Changes the laws regarding speech-language pathologists
HB1904Smith, Clem HB 19044/1/2014 HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
  4958L.01I - Changes the laws regarding school course materials and instruction relating to human sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases
HB1907Smith, Clem HB 19074/30/2014 Voted Do Pass (H)
  6009L.01I - Limits the rate of tuition that a receiving school district can charge when receiving students from unaccredited districts
HB1919Guernsey, Casey HB 19194/30/2014 HCS Voted Do Pass (H)
  5615H.02I - Changes the laws regarding high school equivalency examinations
HB1920Bahr, Kurt HB 19203/4/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4701L.01I - Phases out hold-harmless school aid payments
HB1922Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 19223/4/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5973L.02I - Allows public schools to incorporate water and swim safety into existing physical education curriculum for students in grades three through twelve
HB1949Thomson, Mike HCS HB 19494/10/2014 Rules - Reported Do Pass (H)
  4474L.02C - Establishes guidelines for teacher training institutions and the Missouri Advisory Board for Educator Preparation
HB1957Schupp, Jill HB 19575/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4040L.01I - Allows school districts and charter schools to receive state aid for children ages three to five who are eligible for free and reduced lunch and are participating in a district-operated pre-kindergarten program
HB1958Schupp, Jill HB 19585/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  4039L.01I - Allows school districts to receive state aid for children ages three to five participating in a district-operated pre-kindergarten program
HB2037Lauer, Jeanie HB 20374/9/2014 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  6135L.01I - Changes the laws regarding school accreditation
HB2088Hummel, Jacob HB 20884/15/2014 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  5968H.02I - Establishes the Farm-to-School Act to connect Missouri schools and farmers in order to provide locally grown food to schools
HB2091Jones, Caleb HB 20915/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5672H.02I - Prohibits the implementation of the common core educational standards in Missouri and changes the laws regarding school accreditation
HB2113Bahr, Kurt HB 21134/23/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6366L.01I - Prohibits the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education from requiring the administration of any statewide assessment by electronic means for specfied school years
HB2165Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 21655/16/2014 Referred: Higher Education
  6428L.01I - Requires the Coordinating Board for Higher Education to conduct a study to consider a three-year bachelors degree program in selected public higher education institutions
HB2167Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 21675/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6427L.01I - Requires school districts and charter schools to identify students needing remedial coursework and implement a virtual school program to assist the identified students
HB2170Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 21705/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6434L.01I - Establishes the 8 in 6 Program within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
HB2181Korman, Bart HB 21814/1/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6160L.03I - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to adequately fund education for any student whose care is undertaken by the state
HB2194McNeil, Margo HB 21945/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6086L.01I - Changes the laws regarding school accreditation and the student transfer program for unaccredited schools and establishes interventions for underperforming school districts and schools
HB2217Mitten, Gina HB 22175/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5768L.01I - Establishes an accreditation system that includes individual school building accreditation and a transfer process for students in districts with both accredited and unaccredited school buildings
HB2223Peters, Joshua HB 22235/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6495L.01I - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish a comprehensive school-based mental health program for students dealing with trauma and violence
HB2229Cookson, Steve HB 22295/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6453L.01I - Requires the school board of an unaccredited or provisionally accredited district to consider whether to continue to offer school-supported sports
HB2231Allen, Sue HB 22314/8/2014 Referred: Health Insurance
  6459H.01I - Changes the laws regarding payment methods by health insurers for early intervention services under the First Steps Program
HB2232Allen, Sue HB 22324/8/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6484L.01I - Changes the laws regarding bullying in schools and establishes specific components that a district must include in its antibullying policy
HB2233Allen, Sue HB 22334/8/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6485L.01I - Changes the laws regarding bullying in schools and establishes specific components that a district must include in its antibullying policy
HB2257LaFaver, Jeremy HB 22574/15/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6476L.01I - Changes the laws regarding virtual schools
HB2265Sommer, Chrissy HB 22655/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6080L.01I - Changes the laws regarding unaccredited or provisionally accredited school districts
HB2295May, Karla HB 22955/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6546L.01I - Reaccredits all school districts effective August 28, 2014, and requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish a task force to create a new system to evaluate school district performance
HB2298Ross, Robert HB 22985/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  6498L.01I - Allows school districts to develop policies on student recognition for participation in the Constitution Project of the Missouri Supreme Court
SB485Rupp, Scott SB 4851/8/2014 Read First Time (S)
  4615S.01I - Modifies provisions relating to student transfers, school accreditation, and charter schools
SB492Thomson, Mike CCS HCS SCS SB 4925/30/2014 Delivered to Governor
  4393S.11T - Requires the cooperative development of a university resource allocation model that incorporates performance funding for public four-year institutions of higher education and State Technical College of Missouri
SB493Stream, Rick CCS HCS SCS SBs 493, 485, 495, 516, 534, 545, 595, 616, & 6249/10/2014 Reported to the House (H)
  4627S.13T - Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education
SB495Schmitt, Eric SB 4951/8/2014 Read First Time (S)
  4243S.04I - Modifies provisions relating to student transfers, school accreditation, and charter schools
SB521Emery, Ed SB 5211/8/2014 Read First Time (S)
  4119S.02I - Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education
SB522Emery, Ed SB 5221/8/2014 Read First Time (S)
  4355S.01I - Allows students to enroll in another school district or charter school for purposes of attending virtual courses or programs
SB534Sifton, Scott SB 5341/8/2014 Read First Time (S)
  4609S.01I - Modifies provisions relating to student transfers, school accreditation, and charter schools
SB535Sifton, Scott SB 5351/8/2014 Read First Time (S)
  4588S.01I - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to designate accredited school districts to which an unaccredited district must provide transportation for transfer students
SB539Keaveny, Joseph SB 5391/8/2014 Read First Time (S)
  4498S.01I - Allows school districts and charter schools to receive state aid for children ages three to five participating in the district's or charter school's pre-kindergarten program
SB545Lamping, John SB 5451/8/2014 Read First Time (S)
  4621S.01I - Modifies provisions relating to student transfers, school accreditation, and charter schools
SB560Sifton, Scott SB 5601/8/2014 Read First Time (S)
  4292S.02I - Changes the requirements for school antibullying policies
SB566Sifton, Scott SB 5664/3/2014 Reported Do Pass (S)
  4294S.01I - Restricts the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education from including certain data from neglected children and delinquent children in the aggregate data of a school district
SB595Walsh, Gina SB 59512/3/2013 Prefiled in the Senate (S)
  4697S.01I - Modifies provisions relating to student transfers, school accreditation, and charter schools
SB616Nasheed, Jamilah SB 61612/6/2013 Prefiled in the Senate (S)
  4463S.02I - Creates the Every Child Can Learn Act to require turnaround options for certain underperforming schools, create personalized learning plans for certain students, address student promotion, and require letter grades for public schools
SB624LeVota, Paul SB 62412/10/2013 Prefiled in the Senate (S)
  4101S.02I - Modifies provisions relating to school accreditation and student transfers
SB626LeVota, Paul SB 62612/11/2013 Prefiled in the Senate (S)
  4887S.01I - Allows local school boards to adopt a year-round educational program
SB637Rupp, Scott SB 63712/18/2013 Prefiled in the Senate (S)
  4806S.01I - Modifies provisions relating to charter schools
SB726Chappelle-Nadal, Maria SB 7261/15/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  5354S.01I - Establishes term limits for State Board of Education members
SB730Nasheed, Jamilah SB 7301/16/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  5444S.01I - Requires the State Board of Education to adopt a classification system to accredit individual school buildings in the St. Louis City and Kansas City school districts
SB756Schaefer, Kurt SB 7561/21/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  5531S.01I - Adds a weight for gifted education to the elementary and secondary education funding formula
SB759Sifton, Scott SB 7591/22/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  4556S.01I - Establishes the Missouri Parent/Teacher Involvement Program to provide grants to schools to contribute to the academic and social success of pupils
SB760Chappelle-Nadal, Maria SB 7601/22/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  5164S.01I - Removes the authority of the State Board of Education to accredit the state's public schools and creates the Missouri Board of School Accreditation
SB765Chappelle-Nadal, Maria SB 7651/23/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  5490S.02I - Modifies provisions relating to transient students
SB782Funderburk, Doug SS SB 7825/30/2014 Delivered to Governor
  5634S.02T - Allows an individual with certification from the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence to obtain teacher certification in elementary education
SB795Lager, Brad SS SB 7955/16/2014 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  5702S.02P - Modifies the prohibition on a quality rating system for early childhood education that is not established through Missouri statute
SB798Emery, Ed SCS SBs 798 & 5144/17/2014 SCS Reported Do Pass (S)
  5475S.07C - Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education standards and assessments
SB815Pearce, David SCS SB 8154/17/2014 SCS Reported Do Pass (S)
  5623S.06C - Modifies the duties of the State Board of Education and requires the board to promulgate rules regarding student data accessibility
SB819Wallingford, Wayne SCS SB 8194/1/2014 SCS Reported Do Pass (S)
  5666S.04C - Enacts multiple provisions to protect the use of student data and teacher data
SB825Chappelle-Nadal, Maria SB 8252/4/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  5777S.01I - Modifies the calculation of local effort and free and reduced lunch pupil count used in the elementary and secondary education funding formula
SB845Chappelle-Nadal, Maria SB 8452/10/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  5545S.01I - Requires regular courses of driver education and training be offered at all high schools with funding provided through additional fees for driver's licenses
SB856Emery, Ed SB 8562/11/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  5976S.01I - Requires the State Board of Education to classify the public schools of the state as either unaccredited, provisionally accredited, accredited, or accredited with distinction
SB931Nieves, Brian SB 9312/25/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  6151S.01I - Requires that members of the State Board of Education be elected instead of appointed
SB932Nieves, Brian SB 9322/25/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  6159S.01I - Modifies how the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education provides the high school equivalency examination
SB984Sifton, Scott SB 9842/27/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  5720S.03I - Modifies provisions relating to the management of dyslexia in elementary and secondary schools
SB993Dempsey, Tom SB 9932/27/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  6192S.03I - Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education
SCR24LeVota, Paul SCR 241/21/2014 Offered (S)
  5351S.02I - Encourages the State Board of Education to take certain actions to address struggling school districts
SJR55Nieves, Brian SJR 552/25/2014 Introduced and First Read (S)
  6152S.01I - Requires that members of the State Board of Education be elected instead of appointed