House Bill 8067: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18

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House Bill 8067: Raises Compulsory School Attendance Age to 18
Sponsors:
Rep. Diaz McNamara
Summary:

This bill would raise the compulsory school attendance age in Rhode Island from 16 to 18. This act would take effect upon passage.

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

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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Bill History

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!