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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)

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  • 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    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1708, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/3/2017 at 3:51 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 499 School Attendance Williams Identical Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.20 K-12 student and parent rights. Page 1 (pdf)
    1003.21 School attendance. Page 2 (pdf)
    1003.435 High school equivalency diploma program. Page 4 (pdf)
    1003.51 Other public educational services. Page 4 (pdf)

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