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SB 1708: School Attendance

GENERAL BILL by Campbell

School Attendance; Providing that compulsory school attendance laws apply to children ages 6 to 18 years; requiring parental notice of forfeiture of benefits received from a state financial assistance program upon a request for termination of school enrollment; requiring students to attend school until the age of 18 years; removing discretionary authority of a district school board to allow a student to take a high school equivalency examination after reaching a specified age, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2017 Senate • Filed
3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations -SJ 215
3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 215
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education