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June 22, 2004

House Bill 982: Option for Compulsory Attendance and Work Certificate

Author:
Representative Brian Baker (Primary Sponsor)
Representative Mike Sutherland (Co-Sponsor)

Summary:
Allows parents or legal guardians of 16 to 18 yr olds to opt to have the compulsory school attendance and work certificate laws apply to their children. Also creates very broad religious exemption, and graduation exemption. The bill died because it was not acted upon before the legislative session ended.

Status:

01/08/2004Introduced
01/12/2004Read second time
01/15/2004Referred to Education Committee
05/14/2004Session ended, thus killing the bill.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.

Action Requested:
No more action is necessary.

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