Senate Bill 191: Accountability for School Attendance

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Last Updated: March 19, 2012
Senate Bill 191: Accountability for School Attendance
Sponsors:
Senator J. Stevenson and Representative McIff
Summary:

Senate Bill 191 would have made it mandatory for a student who has missed school to receive a habitual truancy citation, but Senate Amendment 2 has removed the mandatory language. Furthermore, Senate Amendment 3 specifically exempts homeschool students from being investigated for truancy violations.

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

02/10/2012     (Senate)     Introduced
02/13/2012     (Senate)     Referred to the Standing Committee
02/14/2012     (Senate)     Favorable Report from Standing Committee; Placed on Second Reading Calendar
02/21/2012     (Senate)     Second Reading in the Senate
02/21/2012     (Senate)     Bill kept on the calendar but postponed
02/28/2012     (Senate)     Substituted; Passed second reading
03/01/2012     (Senate)     Passed third reading
03/02/2012     (House)     Introduced in the House
03/06/2012     (House)     Bill passed second reading
03/07/2012     (House)     Bill passed third reading in the House; Signed by the House speaker; Sent to the Senate President
03/08/2012     (Senate)     Signed by Senate President; Sent for Enrolling
03/19/2012     Governor signed

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Bill History

Introduced Version

Senate Amendment 2 (passed)

Senate Amendment 3 (passed)