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INACTIVE Senate Bill 464: Allowing Large Families to Foster Children
11/24/2008

   Alabama 
INACTIVE House Bill 334: The Alabama ‘Tim Tebow Act’
6/10/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 20: An Bill Regarding Equal Access to Public School Activities
6/10/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 329: The Alabama ‘Tim Tebow Act’
6/10/2008

   Alaska 
INACTIVE House Bill 52: A Bill Regarding Driver’s Education Requirements
5/7/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 291: State—Approved Driver Education
5/7/2008

INACTIVE Senate Joint Resolution 9: A Constitutional Amendment Regarding Marriage
5/7/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 14: A Bill to Raise the Compulsory School Attendance Age
5/7/2008

   Colorado 
INACTIVE House Bill 1081: Create an Education Tax Credit
3/13/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 112: Religious Freedom Restoration
2/14/2008

   Connecticut 
INACTIVE Senate Bill 162: An Act Concerning Withdrawal from School
6/11/2008

   District of Columbia 
INACTIVE Legislative Bill 1: Transfer of Educational Authority to the Mayor
8/9/2007

INACTIVE Legislative Bill 30: HPV Vaccination Required for Girls
8/9/2007

   Florida 
INACTIVE House Bill 957: Homeschooler’s Eligibility for the Bright Futures Scholarship
5/7/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 817: Raising School Attendance to 18 Years
5/7/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1053: Gives Benefits to Domestic Partners
5/7/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1299: Prohibit Parent—Directed Driver's Education
5/7/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1481: Makes Private School Students Eligible for Interscholastic Activities
5/7/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 252: Raises the Compulsory Attendance Age from 16 to 18
5/2/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 526: Makes Private School Students Eligible for Interscholastic Activities
7/2/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2262: Homeschooler’s Eligibility for the Bright Futures Scholarship
5/7/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2424: Raising School Attendance to 18 Years
5/7/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2536: Grandparent Visitation Rights
5/7/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2668: High School Music Association
5/7/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2678: Prohibit Parent—Directed Driver’s Education
5/7/2008

   Georgia 
INACTIVE House Bill 152: A Bill Concerning the HOPE Scholarship for Homeschool Graduates
6/9/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 359: A Bill Authorizing Equal Access to Public School Activities in High School
5/7/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 431: An Act Lowering the Compulsory Attendance Age and Mandating Kindergarten Attendance
5/7/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 665: An Act Regarding Required Information for Home Study Programs
5/7/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 969: An Act Regarding Driver’s Education in Home Study Programs
6/9/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 35: An Act Regarding College Admissions for Homeschoolers
5/7/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 85: A Bill Authorizing Equal Access to Public School Activities
5/7/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 257: An Act Increasing the Compulsory Attendance Age
5/7/2008

   Idaho 
INACTIVE House Bill 503: Homeschooler’s Key to the Future Scholarships
5/28/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1079: Tax—Funded Early Education Program
6/22/2007

   Illinois 
INACTIVE House Bill 198: Increase the Education Tax Credit
1/17/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 232: Prohibiting Virtual Schools
3/28/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 262: Drug Testing for License
3/13/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 361: Increase the Education Tax Credit
1/31/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 1067: Increase the Education Tax Credit
3/7/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 1339: Early Kindergarten
5/18/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 1615: Creates Same—Sex Unions
3/12/2007

INACTIVE Senate Joint Resolution 8: Proposes an Amendment to Define Marriage
2/20/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 10: Mandatory Vaccine
3/13/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 139: Increase the Education Tax Credit
2/8/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 541: Lowers Compulsory Attendance
3/23/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 543: Mandatory Kindergarten
8/28/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 641: Mandatory Vision Inspection
10/3/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1500: Increase the Education Tax Credit
2/20/2007

   Iowa 
INACTIVE House Study Bill 532: Bill to Expand Compulsory Attendance Age
5/20/2008

INACTIVE House File 804: Sets Mandatory Core Curriculum Standards
5/20/2008

INACTIVE House File 2039: Bill to Expand Compulsory Attendance Age
5/20/2008

INACTIVE House File 2071: Sets Mandatory Core Curriculum Standards
5/20/2008

INACTIVE House File 2106: Would Expand School Attendance Age to Include 5—Year—Olds
5/20/2008

INACTIVE House File 2144: Bill to Expand Compulsory Attendance Age
5/20/2008

INACTIVE House File 2321: Sets Mandatory Core Curriculum Standards
5/20/2008

INACTIVE House File 2333: Sets Mandatory Core Curriculum Standards
5/20/2008

INACTIVE Senate File 210: Visitation of Families with Newborns
11/14/2007

INACTIVE Senate File 2216 (Previously S.S.B. 3097): Sets Mandatory Core Curriculum Standards
5/6/2008

INACTIVE Senate Study Bill 3005: Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age
5/20/2008

INACTIVE Senate Study Bill 3011: Bill to Reduce Funding for ‘Home School Assistance Programs’
5/20/2008

   Kansas 
INACTIVE Senate Bill 399: Compulsory School Attendance for 6—year—olds
5/30/2008

   Maryland 
INACTIVE House Bill 21: Compulsory School Attendance Age Expansion
4/21/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 121: Homeschool Student Access to Special Education Services
4/21/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 351: Repeal of Marriage Provision
4/21/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 631: Changes Term ‘Marriage’ to ‘Civil Marriage’
4/21/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1040: Compulsory School Attendance Age Expansion
4/21/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1077: Dual Enrollment Grant Program
4/21/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1249: Homeschool Access to Extracurricular Activities
4/21/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 50: Homeschool Student Access to Special Education Services
4/21/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 169: Marriage Protection Act
4/21/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 436: Compulsory School Attendance Age Expansion
4/21/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 689: Replacement of Marriage with ‘Domestic Partnerships’
4/21/2008

   Massachuesetts 
INACTIVE Senate Bill 4530: Study Order Regarding Non—Public School Students Taking the MCAS
3/17/2008

   Massachusetts 
INACTIVE House Bill 399: Mandatory Full—Day Kindergarten
12/12/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 400: Homeschoolers Allowed State Diplomas
3/17/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 416: Truancy Penalty Increase
3/17/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 523: Non—Public School Students May Take MCAS
3/17/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 527: Minimum School Age
10/24/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 507: Homeschooler Access to State Testing and Diplomas
3/17/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1710: Recognition of Out—of—State Same—Sex Marriages
3/17/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3922: Anti—Corporal Punishment Bill
11/26/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 4536: Order to Study Education Issues
3/17/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 4611: Changes to CHINS Petition Procedure
4/21/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 4617: Constitutional Amendment Defining Marriage
1/26/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2462: Commission to Study Dropout Rates
7/31/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2570: Changes to CHINS Petition Procedure
4/21/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2766: A Commission to Study and Improve Dropout Rates
11/26/2008

   Michigan 
WATCH House Joint Resolution NN: Parental Rights Amendment
4/24/2008

WATCH House Bill 4042: Raising the Compulsory Attendance from 16 to 18
3/13/2008

WATCH House Bill 4662: Lowers Compulsory Attendance Age from 6 to 5
11/10/2008

WATCH House Bill 5594: Raising the Age of Compulsory Attendance to 18 Years
1/14/2008

WATCH House Bill 5912: Requiring All Homeschoolers to Annually Notify Local Superintendent
11/10/2008

WATCH Senate Bill 1332: Allowing Parent—Taught Driver’s Education
5/28/2008

   Mississippi 
INACTIVE House Bill 29: An Bill Mandating HPV Vaccinations
3/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 438: Creates a Task Force to Study Pre—Kindergarten
3/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 453: Mandatory Kindergarten
3/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 520: Creates Penalties for False Child Abuse Reports
5/7/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 633: Requires State—Certified Driver’s Education
3/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 732: Lowers the Compulsory Attendance Age
3/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 775: Equal Access for Homeschoolers
3/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2001: An Act Deleting Parental Withdrawal Provisions from Kindergarten
3/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2008: An Act Regarding Equal Access
3/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2113: Additional High School Requirements
3/13/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2271: An Act To Impose State—Mandated Proficiency Testing on Homeschoolers
3/13/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2355: An Act Expanding Compulsory School Attendance Ages
3/13/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2401: An Act Lowering the Compulsory Attendance Age
3/13/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2465: Creates a Task Force to Study Pre—Kindergarten
3/13/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2597: Creates Penalties for False Child Abuse Reports
3/13/2008

   Missouri 
INACTIVE House Bill 1319: Tax Credit for Employing High School Students
5/21/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1717: Driver's License Restrictions
5/21/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1748: Compulsory School Attendance Age Expansion
5/21/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 2078: Drivers Licensing Requirements
5/21/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 723: Highway Patrol Educational Requirements
5/21/2008

   Nebraska 
INACTIVE Legislative Bill 1141: Testing Requirements for Homeschoolers
11/24/2008

INACTIVE Legislative Bill 1159: Change to Truancy Procedure
11/24/2008

   New Hampshire 
INACTIVE CACR 23: State Parental Rights Amendment
3/25/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 682: Psychological Parents’ Rights
11/24/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1161: Changes in Truancy Definition
11/24/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 337: Modifications to Home Education Law
11/24/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 415: Effective Date of Compulsory Attendance Age
11/24/2008

   New Mexico 
INACTIVE House Joint Resolution 2: Proposes an Amendment to Define Marriage
3/19/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 9: Creates Same—Sex Marriage
2/21/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 395: Defines Marriage
3/19/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 584: Changes the Compulsory Attendance Law
4/13/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 603: Creates Same Sex Marriage
4/18/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 561: Changes the Compulsory Attendance Law
4/13/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 781: Income Tax Deduction for Homeschoolers
3/19/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 816: Defines Marriage
3/19/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1098: Public School Activities
4/12/2007

   New York 
INACTIVE Assembly Bill 90: Seeks to Expand the Compulsory School Attendance Age
8/5/2008

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 8123: Raises the Compulsory Attendance Age
8/5/2007

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 8688: Lowers the Compulsory Attendance Age
8/6/2008

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 10942: Federalizing Immunization Requirements
11/11/2008

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 11463: Restores Special Education Services to Homeschool Families
8/6/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 3549: Compulsory Attendance Bill—from 4 to over 18
8/6/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 4394: Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Bill
8/6/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 4686: Compulsory School Attendance to Age 18
8/6/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 7490: Restores Special Education Services to Homeschool Families
8/5/2008

   North Carolina 
INACTIVE House Bill 388: An Act Regarding Special Education Tax Credits
5/14/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 421: An Act Regarding Tax Credits for Non—Public Schools
5/14/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 430: An Act Regarding Tax Credits for Charter and Non—Public Schools
5/14/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 493: Defense of Marriage Amendment
5/14/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1474: An Act Increasing the Compulsory Attendance Age
5/14/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1790: An Act Increasing the Compulsory Attendance Age
5/14/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 13: A Constitutional Amendment Defining Marriage as Between One Man and One Woman
5/14/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 171: A Bill Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age
5/14/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 702—An Act Regarding Tax Credits for Charter and Non—Public Schools
5/14/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 703: An Act Regarding Tax Credits for Non—Public Schools
5/14/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1608: Defense of Marriage
5/16/2008

   Oregon 
INACTIVE House Bill 2629: Home Education Freedom Bill
4/23/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 2979: Restrictive Homeschool Reporting and Testing Requirements
3/30/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 2996: Teaching License Required for any Paid Instructor
3/30/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 392: Compulsory Attendance Lowered to Six
6/15/2007

   Pennsylvania 
INACTIVE House Bill 118: An Act Creating Withdrawal Procedures from Public School
12/4/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 120: An Act Creating Withdrawal Procedures from Public School
12/4/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 446: An Act Concerning Virtual Charter Schools
12/4/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 738: An Act Concerning Virtual Charter School Funding
12/4/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1138: An Act Regarding the Rights of Grandparents
12/4/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1143: An Act Lowering the Compulsory Attendance Age
12/4/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1273: An Act Amending the Home Education Statute
12/4/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1275: An Act Including Sales and Use Tax Exemptions
12/4/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1838: An Act Regarding Access to Libraries
12/4/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 74: An Act Regarding Grandparent Visitation
12/4/2008

   South Carolina 
INACTIVE House Bill 3134: An Act Regarding Grandparent Visitation
6/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3136: An Act Mandating HPV Vaccinations
6/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3160: An Act Requiring Availability of Homeschool Information
6/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3347: A Bill Creating the ‘Teacher Protection Act of 2007’
6/12/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 3484: An Act Regarding Education Tax Credits and Vouchers
6/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3715: An Act Regarding Criminal Acts by Teachers Against Students
6/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3764: An Act Regarding Criminal Acts by Teachers Against Students
6/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3941: An Act Amending the Home Education Statutes
6/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3994: An Act Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age
6/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 4319: An Act Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age
6/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 4888: An Act Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age
6/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 4936: An Act Regarding Equal Access
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 93: An Act Regarding Homeschool Equal Access
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 157: A Bill Creating the ‘Teacher Protection Act of 2007’
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 200: An Act Regarding School Attendance and Driver’s Licenses
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 217: An Act Establishing Virtual Charter Schools
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 326: An Act Legalizing Civil Unions
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 457: An Act Concerning Education Tax Credits and Vouchers
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 478: An Act Lowering the Compulsory Attendance Age
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 714: An Act Regarding Political Awareness Organizations
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 815: An Act Creating Full—Day, Four—Year—Old Kindergarten
6/12/2007

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1136: An Act Amending the State Constitution Regarding Education
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1188: An Act Raising the Compulsory Attendance Age
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 7: An Act Homeschool Transcripts and the LIFE Scholarship
6/12/2007

   Tennessee 
INACTIVE House Bill 153: An Act Regarding the HOPE Scholarship
6/11/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1284: An Act Regarding Grandparent Visitation
5/7/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1580: An Act Regarding Vaccination Requirements
9/7/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 1652: Regarding Diplomas from Church Related Schools
6/11/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1872: An Act Creating Virtual Public Schools
6/11/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1941: An Act Regarding Athletic Scholarships
9/10/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 2795: An Act Mandating Gateway and Exit Testing on Non—Public School Students
6/12/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 2887: An Act Regarding HOPE Scholarships
6/11/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 2922: An Act Regarding HOPE Scholarships
6/11/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3019: An Act Regarding Churches and Building Codes
6/11/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3210: An Act Regarding Pre—Kindergarten and Kindergarten Enrollment
6/11/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3304: An Act Regarding HOPE Scholarships
6/11/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3413: An Act Regarding Equal Access
6/11/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3773: Establishes Virtual Schools
6/11/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 4036: Requiring Pre—Kindergarten of Homeschoolers
6/11/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1472: An Act Regarding Grandparent Visitation
5/7/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1706: An Act Regarding the HOPE Scholarship
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1958: An Act Regarding Vaccination Requirements
6/11/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2008: An Act Creating Virtual Public Schools
6/11/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2757: An Act Regarding HOPE Scholarships
6/11/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 3022: An Act Regarding HOPE Scholarships
6/11/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 3035: An Act Regarding HOPE Scholarships
6/11/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 3183: An Act Regarding Pre—Kindergarten and Kindergarten Enrollment
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 3412: An Act Mandating Gateway and Exit Testing on Non—Public School Students
6/11/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 3424: An Act Regarding Equal Access
6/11/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 3832: Establishes Virtual Schools
6/12/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 3924: Requiring Pre—Kindergarten of Homeschoolers
6/12/2008

   Utah 
INACTIVE House Bill 274: Establishing a K—8 Virtual Public School
3/13/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 350: Homeschool Affidavit Good for Five Years
4/2/2008

INACTIVE S.J.R. 9: Restricting Use of Unsubstantiated Child and Family Services Reports
3/13/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 17: Limiting Access to Information about Child Abuse and Neglect Investigations
3/19/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 37: Modification to Homeschool Law and Equal Access to Extracurricular Activities
3/13/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 142: State High School Diploma Granted for Passing Tests
3/13/2008

   Vermont 
INACTIVE House Bill 745: Library Privacy Policy
3/19/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 220: Library Privacy Policy
11/13/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 348: New Learner’s Permit and Driver’s License Requirements
3/25/2008

   Virginia 
INACTIVE House Bill 188: Delays Effective Date of HPV Vaccination Requirement
3/19/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 420: Tax Credit for Certain Qualifying Educational Expenses
2/25/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 767: Provisions for Home Instruction
3/10/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1164: Business Tax Credit for Educational Scholarships
3/10/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1183: Options for Homeschooling Assessment
6/3/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1382: Bill to Allow Non—attorney DSS Workers Certain Legal Privileges
3/19/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1540: Removes Provision for Parent—Taught Driver’s Ed
3/19/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 788: Allows Non—attorney DSS Workers Certain Legal Privileges
3/19/2008

   West Virginia 
INACTIVE House Bill 2088: Compulsory Attendance Age Expansion
3/10/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 2557: Tax Credit For Homeschooling Parents
3/10/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 4023: Driver’s License Restrictions for Students
3/10/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 4450: Religious Freedom Act
3/10/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 4571: West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
3/10/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 205: Driver’s License Restrictions for Students
3/10/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 629: West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
3/10/2008

   Wisconsin 
INACTIVE Assembly Bill 697: Exempting Virtual Schools from Teacher Certification
6/2/2008

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 870: Exempting Virtual Schools from Teacher Certification
3/25/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 396: Exempting Virtual Schools from Teacher Certification
6/2/2008

   Wyoming 
INACTIVE House Bill 40: Compulsory School Attendance Age Change
2/15/2008

INACTIVE Rock Springs Proposed Ordinance 2008—18: Daytime Curfew
10/24/2008

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