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May 14, 2008

House Bill 1790: An Act Increasing the Compulsory Attendance Age

Authors:
Representatives Bryant; Bordsen; Wainwright; Jones; Brown; Carney; Faison; Rapp; Ross; and Womble

Summary:
This bill was amended in the House Education Committee and would create a task force to investigation whether or not to raise the compulsory attendance age from 16 to 18. HSLDA opposes any expansion of state control over education.

Status:

4/18/2007 Filed
4/19/2007 Filed, first reading, and referred to the Committee on Education and, if favorable, to the Appropriations Committee
5/22/2007 Committee substitute reported favorable and re-reported to the Appropriations Committee
5/24/2007 Passed second and third readings
5/29/2007 Received from the House and referred to the Committee on Rules and operations of the Senate

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposes this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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