SECOND REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 1497

96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 

 

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES HUBBARD (Sponsor), TAYLOR, SPRENG, PACE, PIERSON, SMITH (71), KRATKY, WEBB, NASHEED AND OXFORD (Co-sponsors).

5501L.02I                                                                                                                                                  D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk


 

AN ACT

To amend chapter 160, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the parent time for Missouri program.




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 160.740, to read as follows:

            160.740. There is hereby established the "Parent Time For Missouri Program" within the department of elementary and secondary education, which shall allow parents, legal guardians, and step-parents of school children from kindergarten through the twelfth grade to receive one hour of paid leave per semester to work with their children in their children's school. This program shall be optional for each parent, legal guardian, and step-parent, and each person participating shall receive a written statement from the school district indicating the person spent one hour in the school working with their child or children.