Senate Bill 49: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 16½

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Senate Bill 49: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 16½
Sponsors:
Senators John Albers, William Ligon, Jr., Jason Carter, Mitch Seabaugh, Jesse Stone, and Bill Hamrick
Summary:

This bill would raise the compulsory attendance age from 16 to 16½.

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
03/04/2011     (Senate)     Favorably reported from Education and Youth Committee
03/07/2011     (Senate)     Second reading
01/09/2012     (Senate)     Recommitted
01/30/2012     (Senate)     Favorably reported from Education and Youth Committee
03/29/2012     (Senate)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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