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April 21, 2010

Senate Bill 102: An Act to Expand the Compulsory Attendance Age

Author:
Senators Davis, McGuirebr

Summary:
This bill would raise the upper limit of compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18 or graduation from high school. HSLDA opposes any expansion of state control over education.

Status:

2/6/2009 (Senate) Read the first time—referrals
2/6/2009 (Senate) Education, Judiciary, Finance
2/6/2009 (Senate) Referred to Education
2/23/2009 (Senate) Education at 8 a.m., Beltz 211
2/23/2009 (Senate) Heard and held
3/13/2009 (Senate) Education meeting at 8 a.m., Beltz Room 211
3/13/2009 (Senate) Moved S.B. 102 Out of Committee
3/16/2009 (Senate) Education Committee recommended a new title
3/16/2009 (Senate) Referred to Judiciary Committee
3/27/2009 (Senate) Judiciary Committee meeting at 1:30 p.m., Beltz Room 211
3/27/2009 (Senate) Moved out of committee
3/30/2009 (Senate) Judiciary Committee recommended new title
3/30/2009 (Senate) Signing do pass: Senator McGuire
3/30/2009 (Senate) Signing no recommendation: Senator French, Chair; Senator Therriault
3/30/2009 (Senate) Fiscal Note No. 1, Department of Education and Early Development
3/30/2009 (Senate) Referred to the Finance Committee

Bill died when legislatured adjourned.

HSLDA's Position:
This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History