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   Alabama 
INACTIVE House Bill 226: Requiring Parental Consent to Withdraw from School
7/10/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 974: Tim Tebow Act
7/10/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 305: “Tim Tebow Act”
7/10/2009

   Arizona 
INACTIVE House Bill 2292: Raises the Compulsory Age to 18 Years Old
5/15/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2670: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
5/22/2008

   Arkansas 
INACTIVE House Bill 1408: Eliminating Adult Education Programs for all 16— and 17—Year—Olds
4/7/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1989: Eliminating Involvement of Local School Districts in Homeschools
4/7/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2019: Prohibiting Public School Students with Unexcused Absences from Homeschooling
5/11/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2144: Requiring Permission of School District to Homeschool
5/12/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2176: Prohibiting a Domestic Partnership Registry
7/10/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 295: An Act to Change the Compulsory Attendance Age
2/26/2009

   Colorado 
INACTIVE House Bill 1057: Parental Leave for Academic Activities
11/9/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1195: Establishes a Private School Tuition Income Tax Credit
2/18/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1270: Enrollment Options for Private and Home—Based Education Students
2/23/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 221: Property Tax Credit for Private School Tuition
3/31/2009

   Connecticut 
INACTIVE House Bill 5761: Permiting Parents to Withdraw Children from Public School for Home Education
7/10/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 5769: Raising Age to Drop out of School
7/10/2009

   District of Columbia 
INACTIVE B18—0066: Domestic Partnership Judicial Determination of Parentage Act of 2009
5/27/2009

INACTIVE New Proposed Home Education Regulations
6/30/2008

   Florida 
INACTIVE House Bill 17: Raises the Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
5/11/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 323: Raises the Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
5/2/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 381: Zahid Jones, Jr., Give Grandparents and Other Relatives a Voice Act
11/9/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 520: Raises the Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
5/19/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 82: Raises the Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
5/13/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 92: Raises the Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
5/13/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1052: Grandparent Visitation Rights
5/13/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1642: Gives Benefits to Domestic Partners
5/13/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1276: Zahid Jones, Jr., Give Grandparents & Other Relatives a Voice Act
4/29/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1310: Tax Credits for Contributions to Nonprofit Scholarship—Funding Organizations
4/29/2009

   Georgia 
INACTIVE Senate Bill 301: Raising Compulsory School Attendance Age to 17
12/11/2009

   Hawaii 
INACTIVE House Concurrent Resolution 41: Supports Parental Rights
5/29/2008

INACTIVE House Resolution 41: Supports Parental Rights
5/22/2008

INACTIVE House Resolution 48 and House Concurrent Resolution 69: U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child
5/3/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 311: Lowers the Age of Compulsory Education and Broadens Testing Requirement
5/29/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 907: Seeks to Authorize Civil Unions
5/29/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 908: Extends Spousal Rights to Civil Unions
5/29/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1000: Adds HPV to the Mandatory Teen Vaccination Program
5/29/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3133: Includes Family Members as Mandatory Child Abuse Reporters
5/29/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 3134: Pilot Program to do Home Visits
5/29/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2476: Grants Homeschools Access to Extracurricular Activities
5/29/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 3055: Requires Family Members to Report Abuse and Neglect
5/29/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 3056: Requires Social Services to Conduct Follow—up Visits
5/29/2008

   Idaho 
INACTIVE House Bill 58: Raising the Age of Compulsory School Attendance to 18
2/18/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1017: Adding Homeschool Provision in Idaho Code
4/13/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1023: Opens Up Kindergarten to 4—Year Olds
5/15/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1105: Grandparent Visitation Rights
5/15/2009

   Indiana 
INACTIVE House Joint Resolution 3: Amendment Supporting Traditional Marriage
6/25/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1290: Allows Court to Order Grandparent Visitation
5/15/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 26: Allows Court to Order Grandparent Visitation
5/15/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 48: Broad Expansion of Grandparent Visitation
6/25/2008

INACTIVE Senate Joint Resolution 7: Traditional Marriage Amendment
6/25/2008

   Kansas 
INACTIVE House Bill 2197: College Admission for Homeschooled Students
5/1/2009

   Kentucky 
INACTIVE House Bill 189: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
5/15/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 294/ SFA (1): Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age from 16 to 18
6/5/2008

   Louisiana 
INACTIVE House Bill 308: Allows Homeschool Children to Dual Enroll
7/14/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 340: Religious Freedom Amendment
7/14/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 531: Allows Homeschool Children Access to Extracurricular Activities
7/14/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 634: Reduces the Requirements for TOPS Eligibility
7/2/2007

INACTIVE House Bill 871: Allows Homeschoolers Access to Extracurricular Activities
4/10/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 1091: Limits Circumstances Under Which Students May Withdraw from School
7/8/2008

   Maine 
INACTIVE L.D. 1020: Same—Sex Marriage Bill
5/14/2009

INACTIVE L.D. 1438: A Bill to Create Virtual Schools
6/11/2009

   Maryland 
INACTIVE House Bill 913: Amends Constitution to Protect Marriage
5/27/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1055: Changes Law Requiring Marriage Between a ‘Man and a Woman’
5/26/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1223: Compulsory School Attendance Age Increase
5/27/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 857 (Senate Version of H.B. 1223): Compulsory School Attendance Age Increase
5/26/2009

   Minnesota 
INACTIVE House File 2: Omnibus Education Finance Bill
5/19/2009

INACTIVE House File 15: Early Childhood Program for At—Risk Children
6/25/2009

INACTIVE House File 46: Providing for Grandparent Visitation Rights
6/25/2009

INACTIVE House File 575/Senate File 766: Homeschool Student Driving Instruction Permit Provisions Modified
6/25/2009

INACTIVE House File 1179/Senate File 1253: Omnibus Prekindergarten through Grade 12 Education Policy Provision Modifications
6/25/2009

INACTIVE House File 2080/Senate File 1293: Minnesota Promise for Higher Education Established
6/25/2009

INACTIVE House File 1701/Senate File 1800: School District Obligations Clarified to Children with Disabilities
6/25/2009

INACTIVE House File 1782: State Government Financing Provisions Modified Relating to Taxes
6/25/2009

INACTIVE Senate File 19/House File 314: Compulsory Instruction Age Increase
6/25/2009

INACTIVE Senate File: 846/House File 1037: Homeschool Mandates Reduction
5/19/2009

INACTIVE Senate File 1328: Omnibus Education Provisions Modifications and Appropriations
6/25/2009

   Mississippi 
INACTIVE House Bill 133: An Act Requiring Driver’s Education
2/6/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 464: An Act to Forbid False Reporting of Child Abuse
2/3/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 525: Increasing Compulsory School Attendance Age
4/7/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 586: An Act Requiring Accredited Home Education for Certain College Tuition Assistance Programs
2/3/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 670: An Act Allowing Homeschoolers to Participate in Extracurricular Activities at Public School
2/3/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 944: Disenrolling a 5—Year—Old from Public School Kindergarten
2/6/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2080: An Act to End the Provision to Withdraw a Five—Year—Old from Kindergarten
2/3/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2156: An Act to Lower the Compulsory Attendance Age
2/3/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2234: An Act to Open Public School Activities to Homeschool Students
2/3/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2236: An Act to Forbid False Reporting of Child Abuse
2/3/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2320: An Act Requiring Accredited Home Education for Certain College Tuition Assistance Programs
2/3/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2570: An Act to Change Compulsory Attendance Law
2/3/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2596 : An Act to Forbid False Reporting of Child Abuse
2/3/2009

   Missouri 
INACTIVE House Bill 77: Compulsory School Attendance Age Expansion
6/11/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 88: Employer Tax Credit
6/11/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 343: Drivers Licensing Requirements
6/11/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1195: Compulsory School Attendance Age Expansion
6/11/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 40: Access to Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program
6/11/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 151: Universal Personal Finance Requirement
6/11/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 291: Compulsory Attendance Age Expansion
8/11/2009

   Nebraska 
INACTIVE Legislative Bill 253: New Juvenile Code, Change Child Abuse Reporting and Registry
6/15/2009

INACTIVE Legislative Resolution 369: Interim Study of Homeschooling
6/15/2008

INACTIVE Legislative Bill 549: Change Provisions Relating to Schools
5/15/2009

   Nevada 
INACTIVE Senate Bill 292: Adopts the Uniform Representation of Children in Abuse, Neglect, and Custody Proceedings Act
5/18/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 330: Initiative for a World Class Education
6/2/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 378: Early Education Bill
6/8/2009

   New Hampshire 
INACTIVE House Bill 209: Relative to Enforcement of Parenting Plans
5/12/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 367: Relative to the Evaluation Procedure for Home Schooled Students
3/25/2009

   New Jersey 
INACTIVE Assembly Bill 260: Provides for Conscientious Exemption to Mandatory Immunizations
10/15/2008

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 375: Raising Upper Age Limit of Compulsory School Attendance
10/21/2008

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 1209: Raising Upper Age Limit of Compulsory School Attendance
6/2/2008

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 1759: Raising the Upper Age Limit of Compulsory School Attendance
6/2/2008

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 3123: Legislation Restricting New Jersey Homeschoolers
10/1/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2334: Giving Government Power to Usurp Parental Rights
11/24/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1967: Legalizing Same—sex Marriage
12/14/2009

   New Mexico 
INACTIVE House Bill 21: Creates Same—Sex Marriage
1/14/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 704: Increasing the Number of Public School Activities in Which Homeschool Students May Participate
3/23/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 740: Allows Homeschoolers to Participate in Dual Credit Programs
4/6/2099

INACTIVE Senate Joint Resolution 6: Marriage Amendment
2/25/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 12: Creates Same—Sex Marriage
1/14/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 22: Requires Families to be Mandatory Child Abuse Reporters
1/30/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 298: Grandparent Visitation Rights
2/24/2009

   New York 
INACTIVE Assembly Bill 4555: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age from 6 to 5
5/11/2009

INACTIVE Assembly Bill 6702 and Senate Bill 4779: Allows HPV Vaccine to be Given Without Parental Consent
3/26/2010

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1437: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18
5/11/2009

   North Carolina 
INACTIVE House Bill 161: Lowing the Compulsory Attendance Age
2/18/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 335: Tax Fairness in Education
3/4/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 361: Defense of Marriage
3/4/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1013: Permitting Participation in Public School Athletics Activities
6/5/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1116: Permitting Participation in Public School Athletics
4/17/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 259: Opening Public School Sports to Homeschool Students
4/13/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 272: Defining Marriage as Between a Man and a Woman
2/26/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1012: Creating a Committee to Study Homeschool Participation in Public School Activities
5/15/2009

   North Dakota 
INACTIVE House Bill 1028: Amending High School Coursework Requirements
7/10/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1335: An Act to Create a Tax Deduction for Home Education
2/19/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1469: An Act to Notify Home Educators of School District Textbooks
7/10/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2161: Requiring Parents to Submit Children’s Identification Information
5/1/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2202: An Act to Lower the Compulsory Attendance Age
7/10/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 2217: An Act to Cancel Driver’s Permits and Licenses for Violations of School Attendance
7/10/2009

   Ohio 
INACTIVE Bill O.A.C. 3301—35—08: Five—year Review of Non—Chartered Non—Tax Supported School Regulation
12/1/2008

INACTIVE House Bill 81: HPV Vaccination Required
4/11/2007

INACTIVE Lakewood Proposed Ordinance 98—08: Daytime Curfew
5/5/2009

INACTIVE O.A.C. 3301—34—Homeschool Regulation Five— Year Review
8/11/2008

INACTIVE Senate Bill 51: Tax Credit for Homeschoolers
3/8/2007

   Oklahoma 
INACTIVE House Bill 3099: Home Education Freedom Threatened
4/7/2010

INACTIVE Senate Bill 308: Removes Truancy Exemption for Homeschool Children
6/28/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 472: Requires Home Education Notification and Academic Reports
6/28/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1403: Home Education Notification Bill
4/7/2010

   Oregon 
INACTIVE House Bill 2378: Lowers Compulsory School Attendance Age from 7 to 6
5/11/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2797: Repeals Notification and Examination Requirements
7/14/2009

   South Dakota 
INACTIVE House Bill 1312: Expands Virtual School to Include Elementary Schools
6/11/2008

   Texas 
INACTIVE House Bill 188: Rights for Children
4/2/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 316: Mandatory Kindergarten
6/1/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 319: Exemption from Jury Duty
11/9/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 351: Tuition Refund for Homeschoolers
6/1/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 948: CPS Reform
6/1/2009

INACTIVE House Resolution 1438: Requires Government Oversight on Homeschoolers
6/1/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1886: Enforcement of Juvenile Curfew Ordinance
5/11/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2084: Access to a Child by a Grandparent
6/1/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 466: Excluding a Child from the Immunization Registry
6/1/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1064: Weakens Families’ Rights During CPS Investigations
6/1/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1440: Weakens Families’ Rights During CPS Investigations
6/22/2009

   Utah 
INACTIVE House Bill 242: Kindergarten Amendments
3/17/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 61: Home School and Private School Student Participation in Extracurricular Activites
3/17/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 146: Modification to Homeschool Law
3/31/2009

   Virginia 
INACTIVE House Bill 1965: Business Tax Credit for Educational Scholarships
2/19/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 1976: Income Tax Credit for School Supplies
2/19/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2605: Removes Provision for Parent—Taught Driver’s
2/19/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1278: Income Tax Credit for School Supplies
2/19/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1547: Home School Eligibility for State Financial Aid
6/11/2009

   West Virginia 
INACTIVE House Bill 2022: Allows for Temporary Custody of Children Without Probable Cause
5/1/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2119: Compulsory School Attendance Age Expansion
5/1/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2288: Compulsory School Attendance Age Expansion
5/1/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2454: Against Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation
5/5/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2544: Grandparent Visitation
5/1/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 2749: Loss of Assessment Option
5/1/2009

INACTIVE House Bill 3233: West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
3/30/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 1: Exemption From Immunization for Religious Reasons
5/1/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 701: West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
5/1/2009

   Wyoming 
INACTIVE House Joint Resolution 15: Education Funding Amendments
1/28/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 91: Driver Licensing and School Enrollment
1/14/2009

INACTIVE Senate File 99: Career and Technical Training Grants
2/23/2009

INACTIVE Senate Bill 103: Child Abuse and Neglect Amendments
5/15/2009

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