Senate Bill 2588: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 17 to 19

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Last Updated: March 6, 2012
Senate Bill 2588: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 17 to 19
Sponsors:
Senators David Jordan, Kenneth W. Jones, Robert L. Jackson, Kelvin E. Butler, Willie Simmons, Russell Jolly, and Derrick T. Simmons
Summary:

This bill would raise the compulsory school attendance age from 17 to 19 and provide that every day of unlawful absence from school is a separate offense.

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

02/20/2012     (Senate)     Referred to Education Committee
03/06/2012     (Senate)     Died in committee

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