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January 31, 2007

Senate Bill 2232: An Act Lowering the Compulsory Attendance Age

Author:
Senator Harden

Summary:

Among other things, this bill would have lowered the compulsory attendance age so that a child becoming 6 by January 1 of the school year would have to attend school. This would have meant that all five-year-olds would have had to attend school if they turn 6 by January 1.

Status:

1/4/2007 Introduced and referred to the Education and Appropriations committees.
1/30/2007 Died in Committee

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposed this legislation.

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Bill History