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June 22, 2007

Legislative Bill 1: Transfer of Educational Authority to the Mayor

Author:
Chairman Vincent C. Gray

Summary:
Legislative Bill 1, among other things, transfers all functions and authorities originally held by the District of Columbia Board of Education to the Mayor.

Status:

1/5/2007 Introduced
1/10/2007 Referred to Committee of the Whole
4/3/2007 First Reading
4/19/2007 Final Reading
4/20/2007 Transmitted to Mayor
4/23/2007 Act/Resolution #A17-0038
4/23/2007 Received from Mayor
4/24/2007 Transmitted to Congress
6/12/2007 Adopted into Law # L17-0009

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral. This legislation does not specifically mention homeschooling; however, it transfers authority that the Board of Education has over District of Columbia homeschoolers to the Mayor.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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