House File 2863/Senate File 2551: Compulsory School Attendance Age Increase

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Last Updated: July 13, 2010
House File 2863/Senate File 2551: Compulsory School Attendance Age Increase
House Senate
Sponsors:
Representatives Mariani and Slocum
Sponsors:
Senators Wiger, Anderson, Saltzman, and Fobbe
Summary:

House Bill 2863 and Senate Bill 2551 are companion bills. If passed, they would increase the maximum age of compulsory attendance from 16 to 18 years of age unless the student graduates. Despite this change, the bills do not require parents to submit a compulsory instruction report for students ages 16 and over.

Summary:

House Bill 2863 and Senate Bill 2551 are companion bills. If passed, they would increase the maximum age of compulsory attendance from 16 to 18 years of age unless the student graduates. Despite this change, the bills do not require parents to submit a compulsory instruction report for students ages 16 and over.

Status:

2/11/2010 (House) Introduced and referred to K-12 Education Policy and Oversight Committee
This bill did not pass.

Status:

2/11/2010 (Senate) Introduced and referred to the Education Committee
3/8/2010 (Senate) Authors added: Senators Saltzman and Fobbe
3/8/2010 (Senate) Committee Report: To pass and re-refer to Finance
This bill did not pass.

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

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