SB 0337 Allows participation in FFA, FHA, FCCLA, 4-H, and State Fair competition to count as attendance for purpose of state aid
Sponsor:Cauthorn Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number:0904S.01I Fiscal Note:0904-01
Last Action:02/04/03 - Second Read and Referred S Education Committee Journal page:S170
Effective Date:August 28, 2003
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Current Bill Summary

SB 337 - This act asserts that any school district which allows an excused absence for athletics or any other extra- curricular activity shall allow any student to use regularly scheduled instructional time as is reasonably necessary for participation in an officially-sanctioned activity of any FFA, FHA, FCCLA and 4-H program.

The act also provides that students may participate in FFA, FHA, FCCLA and 4-H events and Missouri State Fair competitions while having such participation count as regular school attendance for the purpose of state school aid.

This act is similar to SB 756 (2002).