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December 4, 2008

House Bill 1838: An Act Regarding Access to Libraries

Authors:
Representatives Petrarca, George, Godshall, Reed, Barbar, Boyd, Daley, Denlinger, Everett, Frankel, Geist, Gibbons, Grucela, Hershey, Hickernell, Kauffman, M. Keller, W. Keller, Killion, Kirkland, Kortz, Kula, Leach, Mahoney, Mann, Markosek, Pallone, Phillips, Pyle, Reichley, Rohrer, Solobay, Staback, R. Stevenson, Sturla, Tangretti, Walko, Siptroth, and Caltagirone.

Summary:
This bill would require school districts to permit homeschoolers to use libraries.

Status:

9/17/2007 Introduced and referred to the House Education Committee
10/15/2007 Reported as committee and first consideration
10/17/2007 Recommitted to the Appropriations Committee
10/23/2007 Re-reported as committed and second consideration
10/24/2007 Third consideration and final passage
11/13/2007 Introduced in the Senate and referred to the Education Committee
11/30/2008 Legislation died when the House adjourned

HSLDA’s Position:
HSLDA takes a neutral position on this type of legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History