FIRST REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 980

96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 

 

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES LEACH (Sponsor), DIECKHAUS, FITZWATER AND BERRY (Co-sponsors).

2128L.01I                                                                                                                                                  D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk


 

AN ACT

To amend chapter 160, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to classroom placement of children.




Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:


            Section A. Chapter 160, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 160.071, to read as follows:

            160.071. Beginning in school year 2012-2013, each school district shall have a policy on the placement of twins and higher order multiples from the same family. The wishes of the parents or guardians may be considered as part of the policy; however, the school district shall retain the final authority on the placement of twins or higher order multiples.