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April 29, 2009

House Bill 1171: Ending Parental Qualifications, Monitoring, and Location Requirements

Author:
Representatives Grande, R. Kelsch, Karls, L. Meier Senators G. Lee, Miller

Summary:
This bill would eliminate parental qualifications for conducting home education, eliminate the requirement of a monitor for home education, and eliminate the requirement that home education be conducted in the home.

Status:

12/24/2008 (House) Prefiled
1/6/2009 (House) Introduced, first reading, referred to Education
2/9/2009 (House) Committee hearing 8:00
2/16/2009 (House) Reported back amended, “do pass”, amendment, Yes 9, No 5; amendment adopted, placed on calendar
2/18/2009 (House) Second reading, passed, Yes 61, No 33
2/25/2009 (Senate) Received from House; introduced, first reading, referred Education
3/25/2009 (Senate) Education Committee hearing 9:15
4/6/2009 (Senate) Amendment adopted, placed on calendar; second reading, passed as amended, Yes 27, No 20
4/6/2009 (House) Returned to House
4/6/2009 (House) Concurred; second reading, passed: Yes 51, No 38
4/14/2009 (Senate) Signed by President
4/20/2009 (House) Signed by Speaker
4/20/2009 (House) Sent to Governor
4/22/2009 Signed by Governor

HSLDA’s Position:
This bill should be supported.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

E-lert—2/11/2009—North Dakota: Calls Needed to Support Homeschool Freedom!

E-lert—2/24/2009—North Dakota: Homeschool Freedom Bill Passes House!

E-lert—3/20/2009—North Dakota: Action Needed on Homeschool Freedom Bill!

E-lert—4/13/2009—North Dakota: Calls to Governor Needed on Homeschool Freedom Bill!

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Bill History