SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1154
92ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES BROOKS (Sponsor), EL-AMIN, HOSKINS, HUBBARD,
BOYKINS, CURLS, BLAND, WALTON, HAYWOOD, SHOEMYER, DONNELLY, JONES,
ABEL AND WILLOUGHBY (Co-sponsors).
Read 1st time January 20, 2004, and copies ordered printed.
STEPHEN S. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 167, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to strip searches of public and charter school students.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 167, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 167.166, to read as follows:
167.166. 1. No employee of any public school or charter school within this state shall perform a strip search, as that term is defined in section 544.193, RSMo, of any student of any such school. In addition, no employee of any public school or charter school shall direct a student to take part in, direct, or supervise a strip search of a fellow student. For the purposes of this section, the term "employee" shall include all temporary and part-time employees of such public schools and charter schools.
2. Any employee of a public school or charter school who violates the provisions of this section shall be immediately suspended without pay, pending an evidentiary hearing when such employee is entitled by statute or contract to such hearing.