SB 703
Modifies provisions relating to the Imagination Library of Missouri Program
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Last Action:
4/6/2023 - Second Read and Referred S Education and Workforce Development Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2023

Current Bill Summary

SB 703 - Currently, the "Imagination Library of Missouri Program" is overseen by the Office of Childhood at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. This act provides that the Office of Childhood shall identify a nonprofit entity to work in conjunction with school districts in mailing monthly reading selections directly to the homes of children who are under five years of age. The entity shall be known as "Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Affiliate" and shall work in conjunction with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and school districts to provide reading selections to eligible children. Beginning in school year 2023-24 and continuing in each subsequent school year, each school district shall work in partnership with the statewide affiliate or a local affiliate of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to give one reading selection per month to each child under five years of age.



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