House Bill 619: Raises Required Age for Enrollment in a Public School Kindergarten Program

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Last Updated: March 11, 2011
House Bill 619: Raises Required Age for Enrollment in a Public School Kindergarten Program
Sponsors:
Representative William McCoy
Summary:

The committee substitute for this bill requires the State Department of Education to conduct a survey of school districts to determine the feasibility of allowing children who attain five years of age by July 1 to enroll in public school. Current law requires that the child be five by September 1.

HSLDA's Position:

This bill should be monitored.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

1/11/2011     (House)     Referred to Education Committee
1/27/2011     (House)     Committee substitute passed out of committee
2/08/2011     (House)     Committee substitute adopted
2/08/2011     (House)     Passed 94-23
2/10/2011     (House)     Transmitted to Senate
2/11/2011     (Senate)     Referred to Education Committee
2/24/2011     (Senate)     Passed out of committee
3/03/2011     (Senate)     Passed 48-0
3/04/2011     (Senate)     Transmitted to House
3/07/2011     (House)     Enrolled bill signed
3/07/2011     (Senate)     Enrolled bill signed
3/11/2011     Approved by governor

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