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April 13, 2009

House Bill 525: Increasing Compulsory School Attendance Age

Author:
Rep. Cecil Brown

Summary:
As originally introduced, this bill would have raised the compulsory attendance age from 17 to 18. However, the bill was amended to not change the compulsory attendance age or affect homeschool programs.

Status:

1/13/2009(House) Referred To Education
1/28/2009(House) Title Sufficient, Do Pass Committee Substitute
2/9/2009(House) Committee Substitute Adopted
2/9/2009(House) Passed
2/11/2009(House) Transmitted To Senate
2/11/2009(Senate) Referred To Education
2/24/2009(Senate) Title Sufficient, Do Pass As Amended
3/4/2009(Senate) Amended
3/4/2009(Senate) Passed as amended
3/4/2009(House) Returned for concurrence
3/12/2009(House) Decline to concur/invite conference
3/16/2009(House) Conferees named Brown, Holloway, Walley
3/16/2009(Senate) Conferees named Carmichael, Flowers, McDaniel
3/24/2009(House) Conference Report filed
3/24/2009(Senate) Conference Report filed
3/25/2009(House) Conference Report adopted
3/26/2009(Senate) Conference Report adopted
3/27/2009(Senate) Motion to reconsider entered
3/31/2009(Senate) Motion to reconsider tabled
4/1/2009(House) Enrolled bill signed
4/2/2009(Senate) Enrolled bill signed
4/7/2009Due From Governor 4/13/09
4/13/2009Approved by Governor

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA’s Position:
This bill should be opposed.

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Bill History