Senate Bill 43: Expands the Compulsory Attendance Age Range to 5 to 17

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Last Updated: March 29, 2012
Senate Bill 43: Expands the Compulsory Attendance Age Range to 5 to 17
Sponsors:
Senators Donzella James, Gloria Butler, Gail Davenport, and Emanuel Jones
Summary:

The current compulsory attendance ages for Georgia are from 6 to 16. This bill would expand the ages from 5 to 17.

HSLDA's Position:

HSLDA opposes any expansion of state control over education. This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

02/07/2011     (Senate)     Read and referred to Education and Youth Committee
03/29/2012     (Senate)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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