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February 18, 2009

House Bill 161: Lowing the Compulsory Attendance Age

Authors:
Representatives Glazier; Bryant; Parmon; Rapp; M. Alexander; England; Faison; Fisher; E. Floyd; Harrison; Hughes; Jackson; Luebke; Spear; Tarleton; Womble

Summary:
This bill would lower the compulsory school attendance age from 7 to 6. HSLDA opposes any expansion of state control over education.

Status:

2/12/2009 (House) Filed
2/16/2009 (House) Passed first reading
2/16/2009 (House) Referred to the Committee on Education, if favorable, Appropriations

Bill died when legislature adjourned.

HSLDA's Position:
This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History