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May 11, 2007

House Bill 87: Exceptions to Compulsory School Attendance

Sponsors:
Representative J. Timothy Dunn

Summary:
House Bill 87 exempts from compulsory attendance at a New Hampshire public school any child attending an approved public or private school located in another state. It also adds a phrase to the homeschooling exception, providing that children receiving home education “pursuant to RSA 193-A” are excused from public school attendance.

Status:

1/4/2007(House) Introduced and referred to Education Committee
1/11/2007(House) Public Hearing, 1/16/2007, Legislative Office Building 207, 2 p.m.
1/17/2007(House) Executive Session, 01/23/2007, Legislative Office Building 207, 2:45 p.m.
1/23/2007(House) Committee Report: Ought to Pass for January 31 (Vote 14-0; Consent Calendar)
1/31/2007(House) Rep. Sorg removed from Consent Calendar
1/31/2007(House) Adopted voice vote
2/22/2007(Senate) Introduced and referred to Education Committee
3/27/2007(Senate) Hearing, 9:30 a.m., Room 103, State House
3/28/2007(Senate) Committee Report: Ought to Pass on April 5
4/5/2007(Senate) Ought to Pass, Roll Call (24Y-0N), Motion Adopted; Ordered to third Reading
4/5/2007(Senate) Sen. Foster Moved Reconsideration, Motion Adopted, Voice Vote
4/5/2007(Senate) Sen. Estabrook Moved Laid on Table, Motion Adopted, Voice Vote
6/7/2007(Senate) Sen. Estabrook Floor Amendment, Amendment Adopted, Voice Vote
6/7/2007(Senate) Ought to Pass with Amendment, Motion Adopted, Voice Vote
6/7/2007(Senate) Passed by Third Reading Resolution
6/13/2007(Senate) House Concurs with Senate Amendment
6/27/2007(Senate) Enrolled Bill Amendment Adopted
6/27/2007(House) Enrolled Bill Amendment Adopted
6/7/2007(Senate) Enrolled
6/7/2007(House) Enrolled
7/23/2007(House) Signed by the Governor on 7/17/07

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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