Last Updated: July 7, 2010
House Bill 8067: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18
This bill would raise the compulsory school attendance age in Rhode Island from 16 to 18. This act would take effect upon passage.
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04/29/2010 Introduced, referred to House Health, Eudcation and Welfare
05/12/2010 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration
05/12/2010 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
05/25/2010 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration
05/25/2010 Committee recommends passage of Sub A
06/09/2010 Placed on House Calendar
06/09/2010 House passed Sub A
06/09/2010 Referred to Senate Education
This bill failed to pass, and is now dead.
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E-lert—May 11, 2010—Rhode Island: Action Needed to Prevent Compulsory Attendance Age Increase!
E-lert—May 13, 2010—Rhode Island: Compulsory Age Increase Stopped—For Now
E-lert—May 24, 2010—Rhode Island: Action Needed to Prevent Compulsory Attendance Age Increase!
E-lert—May 28, 2010—Rhode Island: Calls Needed to Block Compulsory Attendance Age Increase!
E-lert—June 1, 2010—Rhode Island: Your Calls Urgently Needed to Prevent Compulsory Attendance Age Increase!
E-lert—June 9, 2010—Rhode Island: Kill The CompulsoryAttendance Age Increase Tonight!
E-lert—June 10, 2010—Rhode Island: Action Still Needed on Both Compulsory Attendance Bills!
E-lert—June 11, 2010—Rhode Island: Good News: Both Bad Compulsory Attendance Bills Dead!