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SB 1556: Education


Education; Prohibiting a district school board from requiring any additional information or verification from a home education program parent under certain circumstances; providing an exception for certain children from the age verification requirements for school attendance; requiring a school and school district to comply with specified provisions before instituting criminal prosecution against certain parents relating to compulsory school attendance, 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
    3/2/2017 Senate • Filed
    3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations -SJ 201
    3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 201
    3/22/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/27/17, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Discussed/Workshop
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Education

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  • SB 1556, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/2/2017 at 4:13 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1391 (c1) Home Education Eisnaugle Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Education
    H 1017 (c1) Penalties and Fees Ingram Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Appropriations Committee
    S 302 (c1) Penalties and Fees Brandes Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Appropriations
    S 1314 (c2) Educational Options Grimsley Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 15 (Ch. 2017-166)

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.41 Home education programs. Page 2 (pdf)
    1003.21 School attendance. Page 3 (pdf)
    1003.27 Court procedure and penalties. Page 5 (pdf)
    1007.271 Dual enrollment programs. Page 6 (pdf)

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