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December 23, 2003

House File 143: Permits child who is merely truant to be taken under court jurisdiction

Author:
Connors

Summary:
Repeals law stating mere truancy is not grounds for a child being "in need of services;" makes it a crime to allow a person to allow the person's residence to be used to facilitate the truancy of a child.

Status:
This bill is being carried over from last year's legislative session. It was referred to the House Education Subcommittee 2/11/03.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.

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