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March 17, 2009

House File 575/Senate File 766: Homeschool Student Driving Instruction Permit Provisions Modified

Sponsors:
Representatives Simon, Hausman, Holberg, Newton, Lieder and Zellers

Summary:
H.F. 575 and S.F. 766 are companion bills. If passed, they would allow homeschool students who are working towards a homeschool diploma and are in compliance with necessary reporting requirements to take approved internet-based driver education as an alternative to classroom driver training. It also allows parents to certify their student’s homeschool status.

H.F. 575 Status:

2/5/2009(House) Introduction and first reading, referred to Civil Justice Committee
2/5/2009(House) Referred to Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division
2/26/2009(House) Author added: Zellers
3/12/2009(House) Committee report: to pass as amended and re-refer to K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

S.F. 766 Status:

2/16/2009(Senate) Introduction and first reading
2/16/2009(Senate) Referred to Transportation Committee

HSLDA’s Position:
Support.

HSLDA’s Position:
Support.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

H.F. 575 Bill Text

S.F. 766 Bill Text

H.F. 575 Bill History

S.F. 766 Bill History