Thursday, October 29, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 29, 2015: Education Laws

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

·        Senate Bill 93, which creates the Campus Free Expression Act to protect free expression on the campuses of public institutions of higher education (Audio: Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar);
·        Senate Bill 224, which 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 (Audio: Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur);
·        House Bill 41 is legislation that removes portions of the school funding formula that are no longer relevant due to the passage of time (Audio: Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton);
·        Senate Bill 116, a measure that creates an exemption from the proof of residency and domicile for school registration for students whose parents are stationed out-of-state;
·        Senate Bill 334, which modifies provisions relating to the boards of regents of state colleges and universities and broadens the degree-granting authority of Harris-Stowe State University; and
·        Senate Bill 366, legislation that modifies the provisions of the Missouri higher education savings program.
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
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