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June 22, 2004

Senate Bill 1382: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age

Sponsor:
Senator Ed Quick

Summary:
The Bill provides that every parent or guardian is responsible for enrolling his or her child in school and ensuring attendance until the age of eighteen. It also extends jurisdiction of the juvenile courts to those individuals under the age of eighteen. The bill died because it was not acted upon before the legislative session ended.

Status:

03/01/2004Introduced and first reading
03/04/2004Second reading and referred to Senate Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
04/14/2004Passed out of Senate Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee.
06/22/2004Session ended on May 14, 2004, thus killing the bill.

Action Requested:
Oppose.

HSLDA's Position:
No action requested at this time.

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