House Bill 925: Revising Procedure for Sending Notices of Unexcused Absences

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House Bill 925: Revising Procedure for Sending Notices of Unexcused Absences
Sponsors:
Reps. Tommy Benton, Doug McKillip, Len Walker
Summary:

This bill would delete the requirement that the public school system send notices of unexcused absences by certified mail, including a summary of possible consequences for failure to comply with the compulsory attendance law. This would mean that truancy proceedings could be commenced in court without any actual notice or warning to the parents.

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

1/13/2010 (House) First Readers
1/14/2010 (House) Second Readers
2/11/2010 (House) House Committee on Education favorably reported
3/10/2010 (House) Third Readers; passed/adopted
3/11/2010 (Senate) Read and referred
3/31/2010 (Senate) Senate committee favorably reported
4/1/2010 (Senate) Read second time
4/29/2010 (Senate) Bill died when Legislature adjourned

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