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June 15, 2005

House Bill 6923: An Act Regarding Truancy

Author:
Education Committee

Summary:
This bill would create have created more authority for school districts to deal with alleged truancy, including home visits and reporting the parents to social services for educational neglect. This type of law is often used to harass families who have withdrawn their children from public school in order to homeschool them.

Status:

03/10/2005Referred to Joint Committee on Education
03/16/2005Public hearing
06/09/2005Bill died when the Legislature adjourned

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposed this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History