SB 408 Compulsory school attendance; chronic tardiness.
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Summary as introduced:
Compulsory school attendance, truancy and chronic tardiness. Incorporates the concept of chronic tardiness into the reporting, recordkeeping, and enforcement provisions of the compulsory school attendance law and other enforcement provisions relating to the welfare of children, including the law relating to juvenile and domestic courts and the parental responsibility law relating to public education and discipline. This bill requires the Board of Education to promulgate regulations defining "chronically tardy" to identify those children who are in violation of compulsory school attendance by reason of being habitually and without justification absent from school for a significant portion of the day because of routine and substantial late arrival to school.

Full text:
01/09/02  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/09/02 024202522  pdf
01/24/02  Senate: Committee substitute printed 022095522-S1  pdf | impact statement

01/09/02  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/09/02 024202522
01/09/02  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/02  Senate: Reported from Ed. & H. with substitute (12-Y 2-N)
01/24/02  Senate: Committee substitute printed 022095522-S1
01/25/02  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/25/02  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
01/28/02  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/05/02  Senate: Continued to 2003 in Finance (15-Y 0-N)
12/09/02  Senate: Left in Finance