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   Arizona 
INACTIVE House Bill 2260: Tax Credit for Homeschoolers
1/30/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1263: Corporate Tax Credits for Private Education
4/24/2003

   Arkansas 
WATCH House Bill 1629: Ensures that Homeschooled Students Have an Equal Opportunity for the Arkansas Governor’s Scholars Program
1/6/2014

INACTIVE House Bill 2788: Special Education Services for Homeschoolers
5/5/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 2675: Participation in Extracurricular Activities
3/25/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 2879: Testing Requirements and Special Education
5/6/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 2642: Mandatory Kindergarten
5/5/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 2518: Requiring Homeschools to Prove "Quality Education"
3/31/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 434: Religious Exemption to Immunizations
4/10/2003

   California 
INACTIVE Assembly Bill 56: Child care, development, and education
11/3/2004

INACTIVE SB 950: Truancy as Child Abuse & Neglect
4/23/2003

   Colorado 
INACTIVE House Bill 1310: Creating An Overly Broad Definition of Mental Abuse
3/14/2003

WATCH House Bill 1149: Penalties for Making False Statements About Child Neglect
1/30/2003

WATCH House Joint Resolution 1050: A Resolution Recognizing Home Education Week in Colorado
4/23/2003

WATCH House Bill 1174: A Bill Providing for a Full Day of Kindergarten
1/30/2003

WATCH House Bill 1177: Mandating Kindergarten Programs For Five Year Olds
2/14/2003

   Connecticut 
WATCH House Bill 5423: Tax Credit for Nontuition Educational Expenses
8/15/2003

WATCH House Bill 5424: Tax Credit for Educational Expenses for Moderate Income Parents
8/15/2003

WATCH House Bill 5081: Would Require Clergymen to Report Abuse or Neglect
8/15/2003

WATCH House Bill 5787: Increased Penalty for Truancy
8/15/2003

WATCH Senate Bill 1056: Would Enable Home Visits by School Officials
3/13/2003

   Delaware 
INACTIVE Senate Bill 103: Homeschools Defined as Nonpublic Schools
8/15/2003

   Florida 
INACTIVE House Bill 9: Raising the Compulsory School Attendance Age
5/9/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 128: Allowing Court Ordered Visitation by Grandparents
5/9/2003

   Georgia 
INACTIVE House Bill 179: Raising Compulsory Attendance Age
4/13/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 337: Homeschool Tax Credit
4/13/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 406: Raising Compulsory Attendance Age and Truancy Penalties
4/13/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 985: Dual Enrollment in College Courses for Homeschool Students
4/13/2004

   Hawaii 
INACTIVE House Bill 366: Allowing Homeschool Students to Participate in Extracurricular or Interscholastic Activities
5/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 291: Participation in Co—Curricular Activities
5/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Concurrent Resolution 58: Requesting the Department of Education to Permit Homeschool Student Participation in Extra—Curricular Activities
5/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Resolution 38: Requesting the Department of Education to Permit Homeschool Student Participation in Extra—Curricular Activities
5/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 292: Tax Credit for Homeschoolers
5/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 701: Changes to Compulsory Attendance Age
5/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 631: Changes to Truancy Proceedings
5/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1000: Clergy Required to Report Abuse or Neglect
5/14/2003

   Idaho 
INACTIVE Senate Concurrent Resolution 112: A Resolution to Identify Unschoolers
4/17/2003

INACTIVE Task Force Considers Regulating Homeschoolers
6/24/2003

   Illinois 
INACTIVE House Bill 2902: Making a False Child Abuse Report a Felony
6/26/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 2584: Raising Compulsory School Age
4/24/2003

WATCH House Bill 3811: A Bill Expanding the Compulsory School Attendance Age
6/18/2003

   Indiana 
INACTIVE House Bill 1706: Tax Credits for Educational Expenses
5/23/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 1786: Requiring Approval to Withdraw from Public School
5/23/2003

INACTIVE Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 20: Establishing a Committee to Study Homeschooling
5/23/2003

INACTIVE The Education Roundtable’s P—16 Plan in Indiana: P—16 Threatens Private Education
10/23/2003

   Iowa 
INACTIVE House File 143: Permits child who is merely truant to be taken under court jurisdiction
4/27/2004

   Kansas 
INACTIVE House Bill 2339: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age
5/17/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 2040: Religious Freedom Act
2/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Concurrent Resolution 1611: Allows School Boards to Elect State Board of Education
11/19/2004

INACTIVE Senate Concurrent Resolution 1612: Allowing the Governor Three Appointees on the State Board of Education
5/23/2003

   Kentucky 
INACTIVE House Bill 17: Protecting Parental Rights
3/26/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 32: Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age
3/26/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 58: Requires Clergy to Report Child Abuse
3/26/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 33: Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age
3/26/2003

   Louisiana 
INACTIVE Dangerous Legislation Averted
1/28/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 1012: Changes to Visitation Laws
9/9/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 261: Equal Access for Students in Home Study Programs
6/23/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 575: Amendments to TOPS Scholarship
6/23/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 935: Subsidizing Grandparents' Attacks on Families
6/23/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 1341: Making All Citizens Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse
6/23/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 460: Tying Drivers Licenses to School Attendance
5/23/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 303: National Children's Alliance Bill
6/23/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 383: Making Pastors Report Child Abuse
6/23/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 465: Forcing Private Schools to Take "High Stakes" Tests
6/23/2003

   Maine 
INACTIVE LD 160: Creates Less Restrictive Homeschool Procedures
5/23/2003

INACTIVE Legislative Document 687: Equivalent Instruction Program Participation
4/9/2003

INACTIVE Legislative Document 390: Raising Compulsory Attendance Age
4/9/2003

   Maryland 
INACTIVE Proposed Change to Homeschooling Regulations
6/26/2003

   Massachusetts 
INACTIVE House Bill 1825: Authorizing Police to Arrest Truants
8/29/2003

   Michigan 
INACTIVE House Bill 4128: Raising the Compulsory School Attendance Age
5/12/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 24: Raising the Compulsory School Attendance Age
5/12/2004

   Minnesota 
INACTIVE House File 168: Protecting Privacy of Homeschool Data
5/19/2003

INACTIVE House File 301: Scholarship Tax Credit
5/19/2003

INACTIVE House File 1787: Repeal of homeschool tax credit
2/13/2004

INACTIVE House File 747: Ties tax deductions to private school controls
5/19/2003

INACTIVE House File 743: Links Educational Tax Deductions To State High School Graduation Requirements
5/19/2003

INACTIVE Senate File 1767: Protections for children taken into law enforcement custody
2/10/2004

INACTIVE Senate File 1419: Scholarship Tax Credit
5/19/2003

INACTIVE Senate File 99: Protecting Privacy of Homeschool Data
5/19/2003

INACTIVE Senate File 760: Links Educational Tax Deductions To State High School Graduation Requirements
5/19/2003

INACTIVE Senate File 761: Ties tax deductions to private school controls
5/19/2003

INACTIVE Senate File 642: National Children's Alliance Bill
5/19/2003

   Mississippi 
INACTIVE House Bill 1041: Participation in Public School Athletics
2/11/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 220: Procedural Changes to Homeschool Law
2/11/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 1309: Lowering Compulsory Attendance Age
2/19/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2083: Religious Freedom Restoration Act
2/11/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2108: Participation in Extracurricular Activities
2/11/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2636: Expansion of Compulsory Attendance Age
4/29/2003

   Missouri 
INACTIVE House Bill 112: Philosophical Exemption for Immunizations
5/29/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 45: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age
5/29/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 262: Allow St. Louis to Raise Compulsory Attendance Age
5/29/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 865: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age
6/22/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 12: Religious Freedom Act
7/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 286: Allows Metro School Districts Raise Compulsory Attendance Ages
5/29/2003

   Montana 
INACTIVE House Bill 274: Raising Compulsory Attendance Age From 16 to 18
5/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 295: Authorizing Parent—Taught Driver Education
5/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 96: Change to Equivalent Instruction Requirements for Homeschools
5/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 276: Legislation Threatens Homeschool Freedoms
5/14/2003

   Nebraska 
INACTIVE Legislative Bill 534: Universal Access to Public Schools
5/29/2003

INACTIVE Legislative Bill 129: Unattended Children in Motor Vehicles
5/30/2003

   Nevada 
INACTIVE Assembly Bill 264: Educational Records and Other Matters
6/3/2003

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 311: Authorizes Homeschoolers to Participate in Public School Activities
6/3/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 383: Forcing Volunteers to Report Child Abuse
5/26/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 223: Requires Pastors to Report Child Abuse
4/17/2003

   New Hampshire 
INACTIVE House Bill 754: Establishing a Voucher System
4/27/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 55: Expanding Compulsory Attendance
4/11/2003

   New Jersey 
INACTIVE Assembly Bill 2417: Refundable Gross Income Tax Credit
1/15/2004

INACTIVE Assembly Concurrent Resolution 38: Parents Rights Act
1/15/2004

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 2076: Repeals Grandparents Visitation Law
1/15/2004

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 522: Daytime Curfew
1/15/2004

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 668: Allows Homeschoolers Access to "Outstanding Scholars Recruitment Program Scholarships"
1/15/2004

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 1167: Requires Reports Received By DYFS to go to Local Police
1/15/2004

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 1363: Allows Homeschoolers to Participate in the Intra—district School Choice Program
1/15/2004

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 4033: Imposes Annual Testing and Medical Exam Requirement
1/15/2004

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 3766: Raises Compulsory Attendance Age
1/15/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 344: Allows Homeschoolers Access to State Scholarships
1/15/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1318: Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age
1/15/2004

   New Mexico 
INACTIVE House Bill 868: Income Tax Deduction For Homeschools and Private Schools
3/21/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 97: Income Tax Deduction For Homeschools
3/21/2003

   North Carolina 
INACTIVE House Bill 403: Religious Freedom Restoration Act
1/29/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 402: Restriction on Social Worker Entry into a Home
1/29/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 421: Restrictions on Social Worker Access
7/21/2003

   North Dakota 
INACTIVE House Bill 1182: Threatening Changes to Homeschool Law
3/12/2003

WATCH House Bill 1033: Potential Changes to Diploma Requirements
8/15/2003

WATCH House Bill 1068: Possible Threats to Parent Issued Diplomas
8/15/2003

   Ohio 
INACTIVE House Bill 207: Making Pastors Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse
10/26/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 100: Forcing Pastors to Report Child Abuse
10/26/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 66: National Children's Alliance Bill
2/25/2003

   Oklahoma 
INACTIVE Senate Bill 311: Allowing for the Testing of Homeschoolers
3/13/2003

   Oregon 
INACTIVE HB 3586: Religious Freedom Bill
10/3/2003

WATCH HB 3275: Penalty for False Allegations of Child Abuse
4/4/2003

WATCH SB 505: Enabling Homeschool Graduates to be Employed as Public Safety Personnel or Instructors
3/13/2003

WATCH SB 761—A: Favorable Revisions to Homeschool Law
6/18/2003

WATCH SB 350: Additional Expansions to the Authority of a Court in Truancy Cases
3/13/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 272: No Longer Expanding the Authority of the Court in Truancy Cases
5/19/2003

WATCH Senate Bill 131: Adding State Assessments for Homeschoolers
2/13/2003

   Pennsylvania 
WATCH House Bill 36: Lowering the Compulsory Attendance Age
12/20/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 340: Establishing Kindergartens and Lowering the Compulsory Attendance Age
12/20/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 374: Increasing the State Mandated Health and Dental Exams
12/20/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 1221: Expansion of Compulsory School Attendance Age
12/20/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 384: Allowing Homeschool Students to Participate in Extracurricular Activities
12/20/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 505: Increasing the Required Health Exams
12/20/2004

   Puerto Rico 
ACTION Law Adding Burdensome Regulations on Homeschoolers
10/24/2002

   South Carolina 
INACTIVE House Bill 3102: Parental Rights and Responsibilities Act
6/16/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 3118: Grandparent Visitation
6/16/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 3138: Mandatory Reporting Expanded to Clergy
6/16/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 3156: Change in Compulsory Attendance Age
6/16/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 3433: Grandparent Visitation
6/16/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 3821: Reimbursement for Homeschool Expenses
6/16/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 3199: Mandatory Reporting Expanded to Clergy
1/29/2004

   South Dakota 
INACTIVE House Bill 1068: Universal Access to Interscholastic Activities
2/21/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 1275: Making Pastors Mandatory Child Abuse Reporters
5/29/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 39: Improving Standardized Testing Requirements for Homeschoolers
3/11/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 38: National Assessment of Educational Progress
3/11/2003

   Tennessee 
WATCH House Bill 1661: Lowering Compulsory Attendance Age
1/29/2004

WATCH House Bill 1982: Change in Definition of "HomeSchool"
2/24/2004

WATCH House Bill 475: College Scholarships for Homeschoolers
2/24/2004

WATCH House Bill 1178: College Scholarships for Homeschool Students
1/29/2004

WATCH Senate Bill 1734: Lowering Compulsory Attendance Age
1/29/2004

WATCH Senate Bill 1909: Change in Definition of "Homeschool"
1/29/2004

WATCH Senate Bill 144: College Scholarships for Homeschoolers
1/29/2004

WATCH Senate Bill 437: College Scholarships for Homeschool Students
2/4/2004

   Texas 
INACTIVE House Bill 1752: Child Protective Services Reform
5/15/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 1449: Prohibiting Discrimination of Financial Aid Grants to Homeschoolers
6/11/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 944: Ending College Admission Discrimination of Homeschoolers
5/29/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 374: A Bill Permitting Corporal Punishment
6/11/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 214: Allows Homeschoolers Participation In Public School Activities
4/11/2003

WATCH House Bill 89: Repealing Immunization Exemption
7/11/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 412: Allowing Home—School Participation In Public School Activities
4/10/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 586: Requires Written Notification for Homeschooling
4/11/2003

INACTIVE Senate Bill 30: Lowers the Compulsory Attendance Age
4/11/2003

   Utah 
INACTIVE House Bill 76: Mandatory "Cooperation" Bill
2/28/2003

   Vermont 
INACTIVE House Bill 203: Outlawing "Emotional Abuse"
6/13/2003

   Virginia 
INACTIVE House Bill 1464: Changes to GED Regulations Which Will Affect Homeschoolers
1/13/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 2404: Allows Parent Taught Driver Education
12/29/2003

INACTIVE House Bill 2831: Restores Parents' Due Process Rights During a Child Abuse Investigation
1/27/2003

   Washington 
INACTIVE House Bill 1220: Protection for Homeschool Information
6/24/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 1586: Placement of Sex Offender Facilities
6/24/2004

INACTIVE House Bill 1658: WASL To Be Required To Obtain A Drivers License
6/24/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 5116: Prohibits Sex Offenders From Being Placed Near Homeschools
6/24/2004

INACTIVE Senate Bill 5138: Permitting Homeschoolers to Qualify for a Promise Scholarship
6/24/2004

   West Virginia 
INACTIVE Senate Bill 206 (originally SB 181): Abolishes Four—Year Rule
3/10/2003

   Wyoming 
INACTIVE House Bill 201: Makes Kindergarten Mandatory
2/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate File 110: Required Academic Assessments for Homeschoolers
2/14/2003

INACTIVE Senate File 109: Increases Penalty for Truancy
1/24/2003

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