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June 15, 2006

Senate Bill 72: School Attendance as a Condition to Obtaining a Driver’s License

Author:
Senators Ritchie, Jackson and Ryberg

Summary:
This was a driver’s license bill which would have required school attendance, a diploma, or GED for persons under 17 who seek a driver’s license. Homeschool associations would been involved in developing a form to show the DMV the students’ enrollment status. Also, the homeschool association would have to provide students in the association with information about this law every year.

Status:

01/11/2005Prefiled and referred to Senate Committee on Transportation
02/02/2005Favorable Report from Senate Committee on Transportation
4/14/2005Amended
6/15/2006 Bill died when the Legislature adjourned.

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposed this bill.

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