Key Votes

HB 707 - Requires Schools to Have a Longer Summer Vacation - Key Vote

Mississippi Key Votes

Fredie Carmichael voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Schools to Have a Longer Summer Vacation

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (97-20) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (29-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Schools to Have a Longer Summer Vacation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires schools to have a longer summer vacation.

Highlights:
  • Requires public schools to begin the new academic year on or after the third Monday of August, beginning with the 2014-2015 school year (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts the Mississippi School for the Blind and the Mississippi School for the Deaf from the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (95-17) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Schools to Have a Longer Summer Vacation

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