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May 18, 2004

House Bill 2339: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age

Author:
Committee on Education; Chairperson, Senator Dwayne Umbarger

Summary:
Creates Mandatory kindergarten; lowers compulsory attendance age from 7 yrs to 6 yrs; as amended subjects any student enrolled in school who is under the age of six years to compulsory attendance laws.

Status:

02/12/2003Introduced
02/13/2003Referred to House Education
02/26/2003Passed as amended by House Education
02/27/2003Adopted and referred to House Appropriations
05/27/2004Died in Committee

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose

Action Requested:
No action requested at this time.

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