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April 21, 2008

House Bill 1040: Compulsory School Attendance Age Expansion

Sponsors:
Prince George’s County Delegation.

Summary:
Increasing the age range for compulsory public school attendance in Prince George’s County to 5 years old and older and under 18 years old; and requiring persons with legal custody or care and control of children who reside in Prince George’s County and who are between the ages of 5 years old and under 18 to see that the children attend school as required.

Status:

2/7/2008 (House) First Reading Ways and Means Hearing 3/5 at 1 p.m.
3/20/2008 (House) As of this date, the committee has taken no action on this bill.

This bill failed to leave its committee of origin, and is now dead.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose!

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History