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CS/HB 127: Public School Attendance Policies

GENERAL BILL by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee ; Plasencia ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mercado

Public School Attendance Policies; Authorizes parent to request & be granted permission for student absence from school for treatment of autism spectrum disorder; requires district school board to adopt attendance policy authorizing absence for treatment of autism spectrum disorder; revises exemption relating to parental responsibility for nonattendance of student.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Health Policy (HP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/28/2016 House • Filed
1/11/2017 House • Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 39
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 39
3/24/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee, 03/28/17, 8:30 am, Mashburn Hall
3/28/2017 House • CS by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 492
3/29/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 482
3/30/2017 House • Original reference(s) removed: Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee
• CS referred to Education Committee -HJ 518
• Now in Education Committee -HJ 518
4/4/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 04/06/17, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
4/6/2017 House • Favorable by- Education Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 597
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 597
4/13/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/18/17
4/18/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/19/17
4/19/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 738
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/20/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 768
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 768, 769
4/25/2017 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Education; Health Policy; Rules -SJ 453
• Received -SJ 453
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education