House Bill 290: Removes the Requirement of Written Notice Before Bringing Truancy Charges

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House Bill 290: Removes the Requirement of Written Notice Before Bringing Truancy Charges
Sponsors:
Representative Thad McClammy
Summary:

This bill would remove the requirement that attendance officers provide three days’ written notice to parents before bringing truancy charges against them.

HSLDA's Position:

HSLDA believes that parents should continue to receive a warning before being charged with truancy, so that they may have the opportunity to resolve any dispute before going to court. This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

3/22/2011     (House)     Read for the first time
3/22/2011     (House)     Referred to Education Policy Committee

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