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June 2, 2008

Assembly Bill 1209: Raising Upper Age Limit of Compulsory School Attendance

Sponsor:
Pou, Nellie as Primary Sponsor; Cruz-Perez, Nilsa as Primary Sponsor; Vainieri Huttle, Valerie as Primary Sponsor

Summary:
This bill raises the age requirement for compulsory school attendance from 16 to 18 years of age, except for students who graduate from high school prior to their 18th birthday.

Status:

1/8/2008Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee
5/12/2008This bill was voted out of the Education Committee, merged with A375 and referred to the Appropriations Committee.

This bill failed to pass and is now dead.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose!

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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