House Bill 1602: Requiring Principal to Interview Students Withdrawing or Absent from Public School

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Last Updated: September 11, 2009
House Bill 1602: Requiring Principal to Interview Students Withdrawing or Absent from Public School
Sponsors:
Rep. James R. Roebuck Jr.
Summary:

Among other things, this bill would require that a student not complying with the compulsory attendance law (or even accused of not complying with the law) be interviewed by the public school principal. This law could be used to harass or intimidate homeschoolers accused by public school officials of not complying with the law for home education programs.

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

6/03/2009     (House)     Referred to the Education Committee
6/10/2009     (House)     Reported as amended
6/10/2009     (House)     First consideration
6/10/2009     (House)     Re-committed to Rules Committee
9/10/2009     (House)     Re-reported as committed
9/10/2009     (House)     Laid on the table
9/11/2009     (House)     Removed from table
9/11/2009     (House)     Recommitted to Appropriations Committee
11/30/2010     (House)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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