Senate Bill 647: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age to 18 (Formerly A874)

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Senate Bill 647: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age to 18 (Formerly A874)
Sponsors:
Senator Nellie Pou
Summary:

This bill would raise the compulsory school attendance age in New Jersey from 16 to 18.

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

01/10/2012     (Senate)     Introduced, Referred to Senate Education Committee
02/06/2012     (Senate)     Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
02/06/2012     (Senate)     Referred to Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee
1/14/2014 This bill failed to pass before adjournment of the 215th legislature, and is now dead.

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Bill History

HSLDA e-lert, Feb. 1, 2012: "New Jersey—Calls Needed to Stop
Second Compulsory Attendance Expansion Bill"