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April 7, 2009

House Bill 1408: Eliminating Adult Education Programs for all 16- and 17-Year-Olds

Author:
Rep. David Rainey

Summary:
This bill would eliminate the adult education program for students 16 and 17 years old, including homeschool students. HSLDA believes that the option for enrollment in an adult education program should continue to be available for these students.

Status:

2/9/2009 Filed
2/9/2009 (House) Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on Education Committee
3/6/2009 (House) Amendment No. 1 read and adopted and the bill ordered engrossed
3/6/2009 (House) Reported correctly engrossed
3/9/2009 (House) Read the third time and passed and ordered transmitted to the Senate
3/9/2009 (Senate) Received from the House
3/9/2009 (Senate) Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on Education
4/3/2009 (Senate) Withdrawn from Education Committee and placed on calendar
4/3/2009 (Senate) Returned to the House as requested
4/3/2009 (House) Returned from the Senate as requested
4/6/2009 (House) The vote by which H.B. 1408 passed was expunged
4/7/2009 (House) Withdrawn by author
4/7/2009 (House) Recommended for study in the interim by Joint Interim House Education Committee

HSLDA's Position:
This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill History