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April 13, 2004

House Bill 406: Raising Compulsory Attendance Age and Truancy Penalties

Author:
Rep. Gail Buckner (D)

Summary:
This bill would have increased increase the compulsory attendance age from 6 to 7, but it would also have increased the penalties for a truancy conviction. HSLDA supports the change in the compulsory attendance age but opposes the change in the penalties.

Status:

02/14/2003Introduced
04/07/2004Died when 2004 Legislative Session ended

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA would not support this bill unless it was amended to delete the change in the penalties.

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