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May 21, 2008

Senate Bill 723: Highway Patrol Educational Requirements

Author:
Sen. Delbert Scott

Summary:
Currently, individuals who wish to apply to be highway patrolmen must demonstrate that they have graduated from an accredited high school or obtained a GED. This bill would change the law so completion of a high school program under any of Missouri’s legal educational options, Chapter 167, RSMo, including homeschooling, would meet the educational requirement.

Status:

12/1/2007 Prefiled
1/9/2008 First Read—S.B. 723—Scott S7
1/10/2008 Second Read and Referred Senate Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee S72
1/22/2008 Voted Do Pass, Senate Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee—Consent
2/14/2008 Reported from Senate Financial and Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee to Floor—Consent S244
2/28/2008 (Senate) Third Read and Passed—Consent S398-399
2/29/2008 (House) First Read H373
3/3/2008 (House) Second Read
3/26/2008 (House) Referred Crime Prevention & Public Safety Committee H569
4/10/2008 (House) Hearing Conducted Crime Prevention & Public Safety Committee
4/10/2008 (House) HCS Voted Do Pass Crime Prevention & Public Safety Committee—Consent
4/10/2008 (House) HCS Reported Do Pass Crime Prevention & Public Safety Committee—Consent H884
4/10/2008 (House) Referred to Rules Committee pursuant to Rule 25(26)(f) H884
4/14/2008 (House) Rules—Hearing Conducted
4/14/2008 (House) Rules—Voted Do Pass—Consent
4/14/2008 (House) Rules—Reported Do Pass—Consent H913
4/28/2008 (House) Consent Calendar w/HCS

This bill failed to pass out of the legislature, and is now dead.

Action Requested:
No action is requested at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
Support!

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