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November 11, 2005
Pennsylvania

Senate Bill 361: Equal Access for Homeschoolers

Authors:
Senators Regola, Tomlinson, Jubelirer, Piccola, Wonderling, Wenger, Robbins, D. White, Armstrong, Pileggi, Earll, Orie, M. White, Greenleaf, Waugh, and Lemmond.

Summary:
This bill would permit students in a home education program to participate in extracurricular activities in public school.

Status:

03/04/2005Introduced and Referred to Education Committee
06/08/2005Reported as committed and first consideration
06/21/2005Second consideration
06/22/2005Third consideration and final passage
06/23/2005Referred to Senate Education Committee
06/30/2005Reported as Amended and first consideration.
07/01/2005Second consideration
07/04/2005Third consideration and final passage
07/05/2005Referred to rules and executive nominations
10/18/2005Re-reported on concurrence as amended
10/19/2005Senate concurred in House amendments, as amended by the Senate
10/24/2005Re-referred to Rules Committee
10/25/2005House concurred in Senate amendments to House amendments
10/26/2005Signed in the Senate and sent to the Governor
11/10/2005Signed into law by Governor Rendell

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA takes a neutral position on such legislation.

Should you wish to inform Governor Rendell of your opinion of this bill you may do so by writing or calling him using the following contact information:

The Honorable Governor Edward G. Rendell
225 Main Capitol Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Telephone: (717) 787-2500

Should you wish to e-mail Governor Rendell with your opinion, you may do so using the following link: http://sites.state.pa.us/PA_Exec/Governor/govmail.html

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill History