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May 11, 2009

House Bill 2019: Prohibiting Public School Students with Unexcused Absences from Homeschooling

Author:
Rep. Mark Martin

Summary:
This bill would authorize school districts to place students under disciplinary action for any kind of absences, even those caused by illness, accident, or other unavoidable reasons. Any student placed under disciplinary action because of these absences would not be eligible to begin homeschooling.

Status:

3/6/2009 (House) Filed
3/6/2009 (House) Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on Education
5/1/2009 (House) Died in Education Committee at Sine Die adjournment

HSLDA's Position:
This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History