§ 160.011 Definitions, certain chapters
§ 160.021 Classes of school districts
§ 160.031 School districts formed of cities or towns, defined
§ 160.041 Minimum school day, school month, school year, defined — reduction of …
§ 160.045 Standards for teaching required
§ 160.051 Public school system established — child attains age five, when — board …
§ 160.053 Child eligible for prekindergarten, kindergarten, and summer school, when — …
§ 160.054 Metropolitan districts — child eligible for prekindergartens, kindergarten, …
§ 160.055 Urban districts — child eligible for prekindergarten, kindergarten, and …
§ 160.061 Records transferred from county superintendent of schools — duties.
§ 160.065 School information furnished by charter, private or parochial schools, ..
§ 160.066 Expenditures and revenue, searchable document or database required — …
§ 160.069 Policy on consequences of possession or drinking alcohol at school or ..
§ 160.075 American Sign Language courses, treatment as a foreign language, when
§ 160.250 Citation of law — statutes involved.
§ 160.251 Purpose
§ 160.254 General assembly joint committee on education created — appointment, …
§ 160.257 Pupil testing for competency in certain subjects — each school district to …
§ 160.261 Discipline, written policy established by local boards of education — …
§ 160.262 Mediation, office of the child advocate to coordinate, when — procedures — …
§ 160.263 Confinement of a student prohibited, when — policy on restrictive …
§ 160.268 Excellence in education revolving fund established — purposes — funding, …
§ 160.272 Rules and regulations, promulgation
§ 160.276 Scholarships for qualified students pursuing teacher education degree — …
§ 160.278 Scholarships, how awarded — students applying to indicate preferences.
§ 160.281 Loan paid back with interest if student fails to obtain degree — loans may …
§ 160.283 Teaching five years pays off amount received — failure to teach treated as …
§ 160.350 Missouri award of recognition for student athletes, how chosen, qualifications
§ 160.360 Operation recognition, honorary high school diplomas awarded to certain ..
§ 160.400 Charter schools, defined, St. Louis City and Kansas City school districts — …
§ 160.403 Sponsoring a charter school, annual application and approval, contents of ..
§ 160.405 Proposed charter, how submitted, requirements, submission to state board, ..
§ 160.408 High-quality school, defined, replication in unaccredited districts
§ 160.410 Admission, preferences for admission permitted, when — information to be …
§ 160.415 Distribution of state school aid for charter schools — powers and duties of …
§ 160.417 Financial stress, review of report information by charter school sponsor, ..
§ 160.420 Employment provisions — school district personnel may accept charter school …
§ 160.425 Missouri charter public school commission created, members, duties — funding.
§ 160.451 Earthquake emergency system to be established for certain school districts
§ 160.453 Requirements for emergency system — public inspection of system authorized.
§ 160.455 Distribution to each student certain materials on earthquake safety — …
§ 160.457 School districts may elect to adopt certain provisions of earthquake ..
§ 160.480 Emergency preparedness plans — school boards may adopt, use of facilities …
§ 160.500 Citation of law — outstanding schools trust fund — commissioner of …
§ 160.514 Academic performance standards, adoption by state board, standards — …
§ 160.516 Curriculum, textbooks, and other instructional materials not to be mandated ..
§ 160.518 Statewide assessment system, standards, restriction — exemplary levels, …
§ 160.522 School accountability report card for each school district, purpose — …
§ 160.526 Development of academic standards, learning standards, and assessment ..
§ 160.530 Eligibility for state aid, allocation of funds to professional development ..
§ 160.534 Excursion gambling boat proceeds, transfer to classroom trust fund
§ 160.539 School flex program established — eligible students, requirements — annual …
§ 160.540 Suspension or termination of contracts of certificated staff and ..
§ 160.545 A+ school program established — purpose — rules — variable fund match …
§ 160.570 Statewide assessments, policy on student participation, effect on ..
§ 160.572 Participation in ACT WorkKeys assessment in lieu of ACT assessment or ACT ..
§ 160.575 Ready to work endorsement program required — elements — development of …
§ 160.660 School safety provisions — rules.
§ 160.665 School protection officers, teachers or administrators may be designated as ..
§ 160.675 Retro reflective sheeting for school warning signs, grants issued by ..
§ 160.700 National Guard pilot instruction program — duties — qualifications — fund.
§ 160.720 Priority schools identified, criteria — comprehensive school improvement …
§ 160.775 Antibullying policy required — definition — content, requirements.
§ 160.800 Governor may name council — public hearing required.
§ 160.805 Articles of incorporation and bylaws — members, terms, staff — annual report.
§ 160.810 Powers and duties
§ 160.815 Debts not debt of the state
§ 160.820 Departments may contract with corporation for activities
§ 160.900 Participation — lead agency designation — rulemaking authority.
§ 160.905 State interagency coordinating council established, members, meetings, duties
§ 160.910 Lead agency to maintain Part C early intervention system — compilation of …
§ 160.915 Regional office proposals, contents
§ 160.920 Funding limitations — third-party payers — schedule of fees for family cost …
§ 160.925 Fund created, use of moneys — transfer of moneys.
§ 160.975 All schools to post child abuse hotline number, signage, contents — …
§ 160.1990 Criteria to facilitate transition of foster children — definitions — …
§ 160.2000 Text of compact
§ 160.2500 v2 Citation of act — discrimination based on religious viewpoint or expression …
§ 160.2700 Adult high school defined
§ 160.2705 Establishment of adult high schools, where — bid process — academic …
§ 160.2710 Minimum enrollment age — preference given to students receiving certain …
§ 160.2715 State and local funding restrictions — permissible public or private …
§ 160.2720 v2 Annual report, contents
§ 160.2725 Rulemaking authority

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 160

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: if used in a section in a context relating to property rights or obligations, means conservator of the estate as defined in Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Guardianship: if used in a section in a context relating to rights and obligations other than property rights or obligations, means guardian of the person as defined in Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and "year" means a calendar year unless otherwise expressed, and is equivalent to the words year of our Lord. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.