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March 10, 2004

House Bill 560: An Act Relating to Driver Training Education for Home-Schooled Students

Sponsor:
Representative Howard Crawford (R)
Representative Frank Mazur (R)

Summary:
This bill would require the commissioner of education to approve at least one driver's ed course for homeschooled students.

Status:

01/13/2004(H) ASSIGNED TO EDUCATION
02/25/2004(H) EDUCATION REPORT FAVOR
02/25/2004(H) ASSIGNED TO TRANSPORTATION
02/25/2004(H) IN TRANSPORTATION

Action Requested:

   1.Please contact every member of the House Transportation Committee and urge them to vote "yes" on H.B. 560. Say, "No one cares more about a child's safety than his own mother and father. Say yes to parent taught driver education!"

House Transportation Committee:

CHITTENDEN-3-7 (1) - South Burlington
Rep. Frank Mazur, Chair (R)
52 Bartlett Bay Road
South Burlington, VT 05403
658-3975 H
fmazur@leg.state.vt.us
Fax: 658-3975

WINDHAM-4 (2) - Athens, Brookline, Grafton, Rockingham, Westminster,
Windham
Rep. Michael Obuchowski, Vice-Chair (D)
72 Atkinson Street
Bellows Falls, VT 05101-1321
463-3094 H
387-5509 W
obie@leg.state.vt.us
Fax: 387-5235

RUTLAND-5-4 (1) - Rutland City
Rep. David Allaire (R)
51 Church Street
Rutland, VT 05701
775-2162 H
775-4107 W

WASHINGTON-5 (2) - Montpelier
Rep. Francis Brooks (D)
27 Harrison Avenue
Montpelier, VT 05602
223-3170

BENNINGTON-2-1 (2) - Bennington
Rep. Timothy Corcoran (D)
8 Corey Lane
Bennington, VT 05201
447-0929
tcorcoran@leg.state.vt.us

WINDSOR-1-2 (2) - Springfield
Rep. Alice Emmons (D)
318 Summer Street
Springfield, VT 05156
885-5893

WASHINGTON-4 (2) - Barre Town
Rep. Henry Gray (R)
483 East Montpelier Road
Barre, VT 05641
476-7444

CHITTENDEN-2 (2) -Williston
Rep. Jim McCullough, Clerk (D)
592 Gov. Chittenden
Williston, VT 05495
878-2180
jmccullough@leg.state.vt.us

ESSEX-CALEDONIA (1) - Bloomfield, Brunswick, Concord, Granby, Guildhall,
Kirby, Lunenburg, Maidstone, Victory
Rep. Janice Peaslee (R)
P.O. Box 12 , Guildhall, VT 05905
328-4452
jpeaslee@leg.state.vt.us

CHITTENDEN-5-2 (1) -Shelburne, St. George
Rep. George Schiavone (R)
196 Pierson Drive
Shelburne, VT 05482
985-2886

FRANKLIN-5 (2) - Sheldon, Swanton
Rep. John Winters (R)
1 Winters Court , Swanton, VT 05488
868-7117
jwinters@leg.state.vt.us
rivside@together.net

HSLDA's Position:
This bill has been introduced by a representative trying to help homeschoolers, and would go a long way to help young students and their parents obtain the benefits of a driver's ed course. HSLDA strongly supports this bill.

 Other Resources

May-05-2004 - Progress in Vermont

Mar-10-2004 - Homeschoolers versus Drivers Education Teachers

Jan-29-2004 - Update: Signs of Progress on House Bill 560

Bill Text

Bill History