98th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Bills Indexed by Subject
ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPT. OF

BillSponsor Bill StringDate/Last Action
 Bill Information
HB42Wood, David CCS SCS HCS HB 429/16/2015 Motion withdrawn
  0046H.14T - Changes the laws regarding elementary and secondary education
HB43Wood, David HB 435/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  0194L.01I - Establishes guidelines for statewide student assessments
HB43Wood, David HB 435/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  0194L.01I - Establishes guidelines for statewide student assessments
HB72Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 721/20/2015 Referred: Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
  0262L.01I - Establishes a program on police officer presence in schools and communities within the Department of Public Safety
HB87Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 875/15/2015 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  0189L.01I - Establishes a community schools grant program in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Jackson County, and Kansas City
HB89Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 895/15/2015 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  0240L.01I - Establishes a Council for Community Education within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
HB135Rowland, Lyle HB 1351/27/2015 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  0096H.01I - 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
HB135Rowland, Lyle HB 1351/27/2015 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  0096H.01I - 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
SB6Keaveny, Joseph SB 612/1/2014 Prefiled in the Senate (S)
  0454S.02I - Modifies provisions relating to state funding for education
SB13Spencer, Bryan CCR HCS SB 135/7/2015 Reported Do Pass (H)
  0587S.03S - Changes the membership and appointment process for the Career and Technical Education Advisory Council
SB14Rowden, Caleb HCS SS SB 145/12/2015 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  0573H.03C - Requires all departments and divisions of the state, including statewide offices, to post copies of contracts entered into for the provision of legal services from outside firms on the Missouri Accountability Portal
SB70LeVota, Paul SB 7012/1/2014 Prefiled in the Senate (S)
  0326S.01I - Modifies provisions relating to school accreditation and student transfers
SB84Chappelle-Nadal, Maria SB 8412/1/2014 Prefiled in the Senate (S)
  0520S.01I - Establishes term limits for State Board of Education members
SB108Romine, Gary SB 10812/2/2014 Prefiled in the Senate (S)
  0599S.01I - WITHDRAWN
HB191Swan, Kathryn HB 19112/15/2014 Withdrawn (H)
  0639H.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
HB232Haahr, Elijah HB 2323/12/2015 Returned to Committee of Origin (H)
  0151H.01I - Allows home school students to participate in Missouri State High School Activities Association activities for the public school district in which they reside
HB232Haahr, Elijah HB 2323/12/2015 Returned to Committee of Origin (H)
  0151H.01I - Allows home school students to participate in Missouri State High School Activities Association activities for the public school district in which they reside
HB267Sommer, Chrissy HB 2673/9/2015 Motion to Do Pass Failed (H)
  0766H.01I - Requires continuing education training for school board members, with additional training required for members serving districts with provisional accreditation
HB311McNeil, Margo HB 3113/31/2015 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  0501H.02I - Establishes the High Performance Energy Benchmarking Act that requires each school district to establish energy star benchmarks for all buildings owned by the district
HB312McNeil, Margo HB 3124/20/2015 Reported Do Pass (H)
  0954L.01I - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish a grant program to extend instructional time in underperforming school districts
HB312McNeil, Margo HB 3124/20/2015 Reported Do Pass (H)
  0954L.01I - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish a grant program to extend instructional time in underperforming school districts
SB171Romine, Gary SB 17112/29/2014 Prefiled in the Senate (S)
  0591S.01I - Modifies provisions relating to high school equivalency degree testing
SB172Swan, Kathryn CCR HCS SCS SB 1725/11/2015 Reported Do Pass (H)
  0590S.06S - Requires the State Board of Education to establish minimum graduation requirements for a career and technical education high school certificate
HB320Barnes, Jay HB 3201/27/2015 Referred: Children and Families
  0808H.01I - Requires the Department of Social Services to assist certain public schools with establishing on-site health clinics
HB334Barnes, Jay HB 3341/21/2015 Referred: Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
  0295H.03I - Specifies that each county must have a written policy regarding the investigation and prosecution of the death of an individual that results directly from an action or omission of a law enforcement officer
HB346Newman, Stacey HB 3465/15/2015 Referred: Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
  0850L.01I - Creates the offense of making a threat to the security of a building or a public school
HB346Newman, Stacey HB 3465/15/2015 Referred: Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
  0850L.01I - Creates the offense of making a threat to the security of a building or a public school
HB365Spencer, Bryan HB 3652/2/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  0671H.01I - 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
HB377Swan, Kathryn HCS HB 3775/6/2015 Executive Session Held (S)
  0641H.03P - 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
HB380Swan, Kathryn HCS HB 3804/29/2015 Executive Session Held (S)
  1031H.02P - Requires the State Board of Education to establish minimum requirements for a career and technical education certificate
HB381Swan, Kathryn HB 3814/15/2015 Reported Do Pass (H)
  1032L.01I - Modifies provisions relating to high school equivalency testing
HB383Montecillo, Genise HB 3834/13/2015 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  1005L.01I - Establishes term limits for State Board of Education members
SB197Lynch, Steve HCS SCS SB 1975/13/2015 Reported Do Pass (H)
  0991H.03C - Modifies provisions relating to the Joint Committee on MO HealthNet
HB411Kelley, Mike HB 4114/28/2015 Laid Over (H)
  0880H.01P - Authorizes a one-time income tax deduction to a taxpayer for the cost of the construction or $5,000, whichever is less, of a storm shelter that was made in Missouri
HB405Gannon, Elaine HCS HBs 405 & 3815/6/2015 Executive Session Held (S)
  0952L.02P - Modifies provisions relating to high school equivalency examinations
HB406Gannon, Elaine HB 4065/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  0953L.01I - Establishes a career and technical education (CTE) high school diploma
HB469Rowland, Lyle HB 4692/24/2015 Referred: Children and Families
  0876H.03I - Requires the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to provide grants to organizations that provide services to deaf-blind persons
HB486Koenig, Andrew HB 4865/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  0892H.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
HB532Sommer, Chrissy HB 5324/20/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1394L.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
SB251Onder, Bob SB 2511/15/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  1045S.01I - Allows students to enroll in another school district or charter school for purposes of attending virtual courses or programs
HB550Wood, David HCS HB 5503/19/2015 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  0612H.06C - Modifies provisions relating to elementary and secondary education
HB556Wood, David SS SCS HB 5565/27/2015 House Message (H)
  1426S.06F - Changes the laws regarding the return of children previously released from the custody of Children's Division
HB558Bahr, Kurt HB 5585/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  1049H.01I - Phases out hold-harmless school aid payments
HB565Spencer, Bryan HCS HB 5655/5/2015 Second read and referred: Senate Education
  0658L.02R - Establishes the Missouri Course Access Program
HB572Montecillo, Genise HB 5725/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  1408L.01I - Contains provisions relating to school accreditation and student transfers
HB578Swan, Kathryn SCS HCS HBs 578, 574, & 5845/6/2015 Placed on Informal Calendar
  1401S.04C - Establishes the Missouri Civics Education Initiative
HB577Fitzwater, Paul HB 5775/15/2015 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  1465H.01I - Requires a student to be a United States citizen or permanent resident in order to be eligible to receive reimbursements from the A+ Schools Program
SB271Silvey, Ryan SB 2711/20/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  1549S.01I - Requires high school students and students seeking a high school equivalency certificate to receive a passing grade on a basic civics test
SB273Riddle, Jeanie SB 2731/20/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  1485S.01I - Requires high school students and students seeking a high school equivalency certificate to receive a passing grade on a basic civics test
HB594Peters, Joshua HB 5942/18/2015 Withdrawn (H)
  1354L.01I - Establishes the Missouri Promise Scholarship Program
SB290Schaefer, Kurt SB 2901/21/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  1387S.01I - Modifies provisions relating to the education of gifted children
HJR30Ruth, Becky HJR 303/16/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1459H.02I - Proposes a constitutional amendment that would require that 3 of the members of the State Board of Education be an active public school classroom teacher, building principal, and superintendent
HB642Montecillo, Genise HCS HB 6424/20/2015 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  1506H.02C - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish a database containing student statewide assessment scores of all transfer students
HB670Smith, Clem HB 6705/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  1499L.01I - Changes the laws regarding school course materials and instruction relating to human sexuality and sexually transmitted diseases
HB673Montecillo, Genise HB 6735/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  1668L.01I - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop a process that rewards districts that provide full-day kindergarten to specified students
HB674Montecillo, Genise HB 6745/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  1406L.01I - Modifies kindergarten requirements for Kansas City and St. Louis and mandates pre-kindergarten for some students
HB674Montecillo, Genise HB 6745/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  1406L.01I - Modifies kindergarten requirements for Kansas City and St. Louis and mandates pre-kindergarten for some students
HB685Sommer, Chrissy HB 6853/3/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  0911L.01I - Changes the laws regarding unaccredited or provisionally accredited school districts
HB704Berry, T.J. HB 7043/2/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1695H.01I - Allows students to enroll in another school district or charter school for purposes of attending virtual courses or programs
HB2Flanigan, Tom CCS SCS HCS HB 25/11/2015 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  0002L.05T - Appropriates money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the State Board of Education and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
HB798Sommer, Chrissy HB 7985/6/2015 Action Postponed (H)
  1704H.01I - Requires school districts to post certain financial information on the district's website for free public access
HB829Montecillo, Genise HB 8293/30/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1821L.01I - Prohibits the use of certain statewide assessment scores for accreditation purposes
HB841Koenig, Andrew HB 8414/23/2015 Action Postponed (H)
  1255H.01I - Authorizes a tax credit for donations to a fund established for the provision of scholarships to foster care children
HB849Swan, Kathryn HB 8492/24/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  1112H.02I - Modifies provisions relating to virtual schools
SB424Pearce, David SB 4242/26/2015 Reported Do Pass (S)
  2073S.01I - Delays until July 1, 2017 the requirement that the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education prorate payments to formula districts if the foundation formula is not fully funded
HB902Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 9025/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  1868L.01I - Requires school districts and charter schools to identify students needing remedial coursework and implement a virtual school program to assist the identified students
HB904Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 9045/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  1869L.01I - Establishes the 8 in 6 Program within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
HB912Cornejo, Robert HB 9125/15/2015 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  1610L.01I - Prohibits an employer or educational institution from requiring or requesting certain persons to disclose their user name and password for a personal social media account
HB958Cookson, Steve HB 9584/7/2015 Voted Do Pass (H)
  2078L.01I - Clarifies the powers of boards of education and individual board members
SB440Sifton, Scott SB 4402/12/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  2121S.01I - Changes the requirements for school antibullying policies
HB959Cookson, Steve HB 9594/13/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1696L.01I - Imposes penalties against parents or guardians of children who are not enrolled in school or who are habitually absent without excuse
SB447Wieland, Paul SB 4472/17/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  2045S.02I - Repeals the death penalty and creates the Death Penalty Costs Reinvestment Fund
HB986Peters, Joshua HB 9862/24/2015 Referred: Higher Education
  2157L.01I - Establishes the "Missouri Promise Scholarship Act"
SB468Sifton, Scott SB 4682/19/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  2226S.01I - Requires each public school to test each enrolling student for dyslexia and related disorders and provide treatment
HB1018Cookson, Steve HB 10184/29/2015 Referred: Select Committee on Education
  1914L.01I - Requires school terms in the summer to be four-day school weeks and contains language clarifying notice requirements for early school opening dates
HB1023Swan, Kathryn HCS HB 10235/6/2015 Public Hearing Held (S)
  2168H.03P - Specifies school quality indicators that the state board of education must consider when classifying public schools
SB493Brown, Dan SB 4932/24/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  2208S.01I - Requires public school students to pass a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation to receive a certificate of graduation
SB530Onder, Bob SB 5302/25/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  2021S.03I - Enacts multiple provisions to protect the privacy of student data
SB531Emery, Ed SB 5312/25/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  2294S.01I - Creates the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program
SB548Sifton, Scott SB 5482/26/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  2348S.01I - Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to employ a dyslexia specialist and creates the Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia
HB1089Moon, Mike HB 10895/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  2422L.01I - Prohibits the State Board of Education and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education from adopting and implementing certain academic content standards
HB1105McManus, Kevin HB 11053/30/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  2099L.01I - Requires quality rating systems for early childhood education to be in compliance with criteria established by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education through rules promulgated under chapter 536
HB1132Cookson, Steve HB 11325/7/2015 Action Postponed (H)
  2379L.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
HB1206Smith, Clem HB 12065/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  2596L.01I - Changes the laws regarding school accreditation and student transfers
HB1232Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 12325/15/2015 Referred: Higher Education
  2573L.01I - Requires the Department of Higher Education to consider establishing a Pay Forward, Pay Back pilot program to replace the current tuition and fee system at public higher education institutions
HB1236Walton Gray, Rochelle HB 12365/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  2572L.01I - Allows public schools to incorporate water and swim safety into existing physical education curriculum for students in grades three through 12
HB1240Anderson, Sonya HB 12405/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  2393H.01I - Changes the laws regarding protections for the privacy of student data
HB1256Burlison, Eric HB 12564/7/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1755L.01I - Establishes the "Local Economic and Academic Partnership Act"
HB1292Bahr, Kurt HB 12925/15/2015 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  2640L.01I - Requires school districts with less than 350 students to be administratively consolidated
HB1293Lauer, Jeanie HB 12934/27/2015 Reported Do Pass (H)
  2671H.01I - Establishes policies and training for youth suicide awareness and prevention in schools
HCR51Bahr, Kurt HCR 515/15/2015 Referred: Emerging Issues in Education
  2664H.01I - Asks the commissioner of education to provide information to the general assembly on several issues related to the Smarter Balanced Assessments
HB1320Curtis, Courtney Allen HB 13205/15/2015 Referred: Special Committee on Urban Issues
  2114L.01I - Enacts provisions relating to youth opportunities
HB1358Johnson, Delus HB 13585/15/2015 Referred: Elementary and Secondary Education
  2698L.01I - Establishes an oversight board within DESE to study school performance in the St. Joseph School District