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November 26, 2008

House Bill 527: Minimum School Age

Sponsor:
Representatives John F. Quinn (D), Robert M. Koczera (D), and Stephen R. Canessa (D)

Summary:
House Bill 527 gives the Department of Education the authority to set a date for use in determining whether a child is old enough to be subject to mandatory school attendance laws.

Status:

1/10/2007 (House) Filed
1/10/2007 (House) Referred to Joint Committee on Education
1/10/2007 (Senate) Senate concurred in committee referral
10/23/2007 Public Hearing, 1 p.m., A-1
3/6/2008 (House) Accompanied by a study order Join Committee on Education
5/15/2008 (House) Accampanied by a study order, see H.B. 4748

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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