PUT Legislative Update, March 29, 2011

Legislative Update, March 29, 2011

Special Education:

Senate Bill 2433

The procedural safeguards rights of parents who have children receiving special education services as stated in IDEA 2004.

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2011/pdf/history/SB/SB2433.xml

Senate Conferees Named: Carmichael, Burton, Blount

House Conferees Named: Brown, Broomfield,Gardner

S) Conference Report Filed

03/27 (H) Conference Report Filed

03/28 (H) Conference Report Adopted

03/28 (S) Conference Report Adopted

Conference Report

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2011/pdf/cr/SB2433CR.pdf

Senate Bill 2362

Students with disabilities; revise civil action time limitation.

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2011/pdf/history/SB/SB2362.xml

Approved by Governor

House Bill 1144

Exceptional children requiring inpatient care; clarify eligibility to receive both state and federal funding. http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2011/pdf/history/HB/HB1144.xml

House Conferees Named: Brown, Myers,  Whittington

Senate Conferees Named: Carmichael, McDaniel, Davis

(S) Conference Report Filed

03/27 (H) Conference Report Filed

03/28 (H) Conference Report Adopted

03/29 (S) Conference Report Adopted

Conference Report

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2011/pdf/cr/HB1144CR.pdf

House Bill 1177

Joint Education and Mental Health Study Committee; create to study services provided to children with mental disorders. http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2011/pdf/history/HB/HB1177.xml

House Conferees Named:  Brown, Clarke, Holland

Senate Conferees Named: Carmichael,Bryan,Harden

03/28 (H) Conference Report Filed

03/28 (S) Conference Report Filed

03/29 (S) Conference Report Adopted

Conference Report

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2011/pdf/cr/HB1177CR.pdf
Senate Bill 2836

Mississippi Mental Health Reform Act of 2011″; enact.

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2011/pdf/history/SB/SB2836.xml

Conference Report Filed

Conference Report Filed

Conference Report Adopted

Conference Report Adopted

Conference Report

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2011/pdf/cr/SB2836CR.pdf

Senate Concurrent Resolution 557

Designate “Mississippi Disability Week.”

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2011/pdf/history/SC/SC0557.xml

Sent to the Governor to sign

Public Meetings and Records

Senate Bill 2554

“Mississippi Accountability and Transparency Act”; define data to be maintained on searchable Web site.

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2011/pdf/history/SB/SB2554.xml

Senate Conferees Named: Brown,Clarke,Collins

House Conferees Named: Stringer,Brown, Dedeaux

(S) Conference Report Filed

Conference Report Filed

Conference Report Adopted

Conference Report Adopted

Conference Report

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2011/pdf/cr/SB2554CR.pdf
Special Olympics Mississippi Team; commend achievements of and extend wishes for success at Special Olympic World Summer Games.

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/2011/pdf/history/HR/HR0092.xml

Adopted