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Senate Bill 789: An Act to Allow Homeschoolers to Participate in Interscholastic Competition
Senator Sue Wilson Beffort
This well intentioned bill allows individual homeschoolers to join public school teams. Unfortunately, the bill fails to provide access for homeschool teams to participate in interscholastic competition. It needs to be amended.
|02/09/2005||Senate Finance Committee-Senate Education Committee|
|02/23/2005||Do pass, as amended, committee report adopted-Senate Finance Committee|
|03/05/2005||Floor amendment adopted-passed senate (30-7)|
|03/05/2005||House Appropriations And Finance Committee-House Consumer & Public Affairs Committee|
|03/05/2005||House Education Committee|
|03/12/2005||Do pass committee report adopted-House Education Committee|
|03/16/2005||Do pass committee report adopted-Passed House (63-0)|
|03/16/2005||Senate has concurred in House amendments on a Senate bill|
|04/04/2005||Signed - CH.97|
This bill has become law.
HSLDA is neutral on this bill because it would only allow homeschoolers to participate on public school teams. However, we would support a well-designed bill that allows homeschool teams to participate in interscholastic activities.
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