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February 1, 2006

Senate Bill 2262: An Act Lowering the Compulsory Attendance Age

Author:
Senator Harden

Summary:
Section 2 of this bill would have lowered the compulsory attendance age, requiring a child who turns 6 from January 1 of a school year to enroll in school at the beginning of the school year. Therefore, a child who is only 5 years old when school starts would have had to attend school if he would have become 6 by January 1.

Status:

1/5/2006 Introduced and referred to Education and Appropriations Committees
1/5/2006 Senate Bill 2262 died in the Education Committee and the Appropriations Committee

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposed this bill.

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Bill Text    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History