HB 499: School Attendance
GENERAL BILL by Williams
School Attendance; Provides that compulsory school attendance laws apply to children ages 6 to 18 years; requires parental notification of forfeiture of benefits received from state financial assistance program upon request for termination of school enrollment; requires students to attend school until age of 18 years; removes discretionary authority of district school board to allow student to take high school equivalency examination after reaching specified age.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 1/24/2017 House • Filed
2/6/2017 House • Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 68
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 68
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee
HB 499, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/24/2017 at 11:59 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 1708 School Attendance Campbell Identical Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Education
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 3 (pdf) 1003.435 High school equivalency diploma program. Page 5 (pdf) 1003.51 Other public educational services. Page 5 (pdf)
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