Legislative Document 1045: Links Driver's License With Academic Performance

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Last Updated: May 11, 2011
Legislative Document 1045: Links Driver's License With Academic Performance
Sponsors:
Representative Tyler Clark
Summary:

This bill would prohibit the issuance of a driver's license to a minor unless the minor also provides a letter from his principal or superintendent (or person in charge of his homeschool program, if homeschooled) indicating that the student is not failing more than one course required for graduation. This bill should be opposed not only because it would create more paperwork and reporting requirements for homeschoolers, but because it should be up to a parent to decide if a child's academic performance should relate to the child's licensure to drive.

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

03/22/2011     (House)     Introduced, referred to Education and Cultural Affairs Committee
05/11/2011     (House)     Education and Cultural Affairs Committee votes Ought Not to Pass unanimously

This bill failed to pass in its committee of origin, and is now dead.

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