House Bill 244: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age from 16 to 18

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Last Updated: June 30, 2012
House Bill 244: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age from 16 to 18
Sponsors:
Representatives John Atkins, Stephanie Bolden, S. Quinton Johnson, Helene Keeley, Valerie Longhurst, John Mitchell, Teresa Schooley, Darryl Scott, Bryon Short, Rebecca Walker, and Dennis E. Williams and Senators Michael Katz and Liane Sorenson
Summary:

This bill would gradually raise the compulsory school attendance age from 16 to 18 as of January 1, 2014.

HSLDA's Position:

This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

01/17/2012     (House)     Introduced
01/17/2012     (House)     Assigned to Education Committee
01/17/2012     (House)     Tabled in Committee
06/30/2012     (House)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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