Assembly Bill 3421: Requires Districts to Allow "Equivalent Instruction" Students to Participate in Public School Sports

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Last Updated: December 17, 2013
Assembly Bill 3421: Requires Districts to Allow "Equivalent Instruction" Students to Participate in Public School Sports
Sponsors:
Primary Sponsors: Celeste Riley, Patrick Diegnan, Jr., Erik Peterson, Anthony Bucco. Co-Sponsors: John DiMaio, Declan O'Scanlon, Jr., Alison Littell McHose, Parker Space.
Summary:

This bill would require school districts to allow students receiving “equivalent instruction” outside of public school to participate in school district sports teams. Providing the student can provide proof of district residence and meet the physical requirements of a sports team, this would give homeschool students in New Jersey public school sports access.

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

10/18/2012 Introduced, Referred to Assembly Education Committee
11/19/2012 Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
5/20/2013 Assembly Floor Amendment Passed (Riley)
1/14/2014 The companion, S 3043 failed to pass before adjournment of the 215th legislature, and is now dead.

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This bill is identical to Senate Bill 3043.