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February 1, 2006

House Bill 310: An Act Increasing Compulsory School Attendance

Author:
Representative Brown

Summary:

Current law requires a child who turns 17 by September 1 to remain in school until the end of December of that calendar year. This bill would have required such a child to remain in school until the end of the school year. HSLDA opposes any expansion of state control over education by increasing the compulsory attendance age. HSLDA opposed this bill.

Status:

1/6/2006 Introduced and referred to Education Committee
1/31/2006House Bill 310 died in the Education Committee

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposed this bill.

 Other Resources

Bill Text    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History