SB 1014
Creates the Volunteer and Parents Incentive Program for public elementary and secondary schools
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Last Action:
1/28/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Education Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2008

Current Bill Summary

SB 1014 – This act creates the Volunteer and Parents Incentive Program, to be implemented and administered by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Under the program, the Department will provide a reimbursement to parents or volunteers who donate time at certain schools. To be eligible, individuals must donate time at a school in a district that is unaccredited or provisionally accredited, or has a population of at least 50% at risk students as described in the act. For every one hundred hours donated by a volunteer or parent, the department will provide him or her with a reimbursement for the cost of three credit hours at a public institution of higher learning located in Missouri. The reimbursement cannot exceed $500 every two years. The provisions of this act will expire in six years unless reauthorized.