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July 11, 2006

Senate Bill 5974: Extracurricular Activities Open to Homeschoolers

Author:
Sponsored by Senators Larkin, DeFrancisco, Golden, Maltese, Meier, Mora-Han, Nozzolio, Rath, and Wright.

Summary:
This bill would have allowed home instructed students to participate in all extracurricular activities, and intraschool, intramural, and extramural athletics that a school district offers.

To be admitted into these programs, the parent of the home instructed pupil would have to submit a request to participate in writing to the school board. The request would have to be made before June 1 preceding the school year in which the parent wanted their child to participate.

Status:

06/23/2006(S) Legislature is closed
01/04/2006(S) Referred to senate rules committee
01/04/2006(S) Failed to advance
09/20/2005(S) Introduced and referred to senate rules committee

Since this bill was not reported from a standing committee, the Committee on Rules, it will be reintroduced in January, 2006.

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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