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April 27, 2004

Legislative Bill 868: Truancy Provisions

Sponsor:
Senator Pam Redfield (District 12, Omaha)

Summary:
This bill would raise the age for compulsory attendance from 16 to 18. However, it has been amended to be protective of homeschooler's rights. This bill now explicitly protects homeschool privacy.

Status:

01/07/2004READ FIRST TIME
01/08/2004REFERRED TO EDUCATION COMMITTEE
01/13/2004NOTICE OF HEARING (1/20)
01/22/2004REDFIELD PRIORITY BILL
02/12/2004PLACED ON GENERAL FILE - COM AM2698
03/08/2004STUHR-RAIKES-REDFIELD AM2950 TO COM AM2598 PRINTED
04/15/2004FINAL READING 47-0-2
04/15/2004SPEAKER SIGNED
04/15/2004APPROVED BY GOVERNOR (4/15)

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.

 Other Resources

Mar-09-2004 — Calls Needed Immediately to Stop Increased Control Over Homeschoolers!

Bill Text (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History