House Bill 1168: Lowers Upper Compulsory School Attendance Age Limit

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Last Updated: February 26, 2010
House Bill 1168: Lowers Upper Compulsory School Attendance Age Limit
Sponsors:
Rep. Kristi Noem
Summary:

This bill would change the compulsory attendance law to require children to attend school until age 16 rather than age 18.

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

01/28/2010 First read in House and referred to House Education
02/17/2010 Scheduled for hearing
02/22/2010 Scheduled for hearing
02/22/2010 Education Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 9, NAYS 5.

This bill has been deferred to the 41st legislative day. Since the South Dakota Legislature has only 40 legislative days, this means the bill is dead.

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