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May 20, 2008

House File 2144: Bill to Expand Compulsory Attendance Age

Sponsor:
Representatives Dandekar, Heddens, Murphy, Berry, Kelley, Wendt, Smith, Mertz, Kressig, D. Olson, T. Olson, Abdul-Samad, Shomshor, Zirkelbach, Gaskill, Ford, and T. Taylor

Summary:
This bill would expand the compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18 years old.

Status:

2/1/2008(House) Introduced, referred to Education. H.J. 179.
2/5/2008(House) Subcommittee, Heddens, Dolecheck, and Gayman. H.J. 197.
2/6/2008(House) Subcommittee reassigned, Heddens, Dolecheck, and Staed. H.J. 215. Meeting Time: 2/11/2008 11 a.m.

This bill failed to pass out of committee, and is now dead.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose!

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

E-lert—February 8, 2008—Iowa: Calls Needed to Stop State Power Grab Over 16- and 17-Year-Olds

Bill Text

Bill History