Senate Bill 272: Relative to Truancy

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Last Updated: May 16, 2012
Senate Bill 272: Relative to Truancy
Sponsors:
Senator Boutin
Summary:

SB 272 would allow children ages 12 and older to be charged with a violation for truancy. Currently, parents are charged with truancy violations for failing to comply with compulsory school attendance requirements.

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

01/04/2012     (Senate)     Introduced and referred to the Judiciary Committee
01/26/2012     (Senate)     Hearing at 1:00 p.m. in Legislative Office Building (LOB) Room 101
02/02/2012     (Senate)     DATE CHANGE/TIME CHANGE: Hearing at 1:15 p.m. in Legislative Office Building (LOB) Room 101
03/15/2012     (Senate)     The Judiciary Committee recommended passing the bill with Amendment No. 2012-1275s
03/21/2012     (Senate)     Passed Senate with Amendment No. 2012-1275s
03/21/2012     (House)      Introduced in the House and referred to the Municipal and County Government Committee
04/10/2012     (House)     Public Hearing at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 301
04/10/2012     (House)     Full Committee work session at 1:30 p.m. in LOB 301
04/17/2012     (House)     Executive Session at 1:15 p.m. in LOB 301
04/18/2012     (House)     Committee recommended passing the bill by a vote of 12-4.
04/25/2012     (House)     Referred to Education Committee
05/09/2012     (House)     Education Committee recommended inexpedient to legislate (ITL)
05/15/2012     (House)     ITL

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Bill History

Amendment No. 2012-1275s