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December 4, 2008

House Bill 120: An Act Creating Withdrawal Procedures from Public School

Authors:
Representatives Roebuck, Stairs, Curry, D. Evans, Beyer, Bishop, Caltagirone, Fabrizio, Frankel, Harper, James, Manderino, Mann, M. O'Brien, Youngblood, Payton, Parker, Wheatley, Conklin, Murt, Brennan, Hornaman, Melio, and Kortz.

Summary:
This bill would create a procedure for withdrawal from public school, requiring students to be interviewed by a school official. There is an exception for students withdrawing for the purpose of enrolling in a home education program.

Status:

1/31/2007 Introduced and referred to the House Education Committee
3/19/2007 Reported back as amended and laid on table
3/21/2007 Removed from table
4/17/2007 Second consideration and amended
4/18/2007 Referred to the House Appropriations Committee
4/25/2007 Reported and committed to the Appropriations Committee
10/7/2008 Reported as amended to the Appropriations Committee
10/8/2008 Referred to Education Committee
11/30/2008 Legislation died when the House adjourned

HSLDA’s Position:
HSLDA is monitoring this legislation

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill History