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June 12, 2008

Senate Bill 1188: An Act Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age

Authors:
Senators Jackson, Matthews, Patterson, Elliott, Anderson, Malloy and Campbell

Summary:
This bill would raise the compulsory attendance age from 17 to 18 unless the child has graduated from high school or has a GED.

Status:

3/5/2008Introduced, first reading, and referred to the Senate Committee on Judiciary
3/17/2008Referred to Senate Subcommittee
6/5/2008Legislation died when the Senate adjourned sine die

HSLDA’s Position:
HSLDA opposes this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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