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March 17, 2009

House Bill 242: Kindergarten Amendments

Author:
Representative Laura Black

Summary:
House Bill 242 modifies the age at which a child may be enrolled in kindergarten. If passed, H.B. 242 would allow children who are 5 years old before July 1 of that year to be enrolled. The current 5-year-old cutoff date is September 2.

Status:

1/15/2009(House) Bill Numbered
1/20/2009(House) House received bill from General Counsel
1/26/2009(House) Introduced, first reading
1/26/2009(House) Sent to Standing Committee
1/30/2009(House) Amendment recommendation
1/30/2009(House) Motion to recommend failed
3/3/2009(House) House Committee amendment recommendation
3/3/2009(House) House Committee returned to rules
3/5/2009(House) Sent to Rule Committee with amendments
3/5/2009(House) Second reading
3/12/2009(House) Enacting clause struck

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.

Action Requested:
No action at this time.

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