House Bill 4003: Grants Dual Jurisdiction for Truancy Enforcement

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Last Updated: April 15, 2014
House Bill 4003: Grants Dual Jurisdiction for Truancy Enforcement
Sponsors:
Delegate Walker, Delegate Perry, Delegate M. Poling, Delegate Pethtel
Summary:

Allows both the county in which a student resides and the county where the school at which the student is enrolled to enforce compulsory school attendance laws. An action to enforce compulsory school attendance may be brought in either county and the magistrates and circuit courts of either county have concurrent jurisdiction for the trial of truancy.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
1/8/14 (House) Introduced and Referred to Education Committee
1/17/14 (House) By Substitute, Do Pass
1/22/14 (House) Passed House and Communicated to Senate
1/23/14 (Senate) Introduced and Referred to Education and Judiciary
1/31/14 (Senate) Passed Education Committee
3/4/14 (Senate) Passed Senate and Communicated to House
3/4/14 (Senate) Completed Legislative Action, Waiting for Governor's Signature
3/20/14 (House) Approved by Governor
4/10/14 (House) Chapter 54, Acts, Regular Session, 2014

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