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February 5, 2007

House Bill 970: An Act Expanding the Compulsory Attendance Age

Author:
Representative Brown

Summary:
This bill would have expanded the compulsory attendance age to require a child turning 17 during the school year to complete the school year. It would also have deleted the law permitting the parent of a 5-year-old to withdraw a child from kindergarten.

Status:

1/12/2007Introduced and referred to the Education Committee Committees
1/30/2007Died in Committee

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposed this legislation.

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Bill Text    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History