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Senate Bill 359; Regular Session 2015-2016


Printer's No.(PN):
Short Title:
An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in enforcing attendance, further providing for definitions; providing for attendance policy at charter and cyber charter schools; further providing for reports of enrollments, attendance and withdrawals and public and private schools, and for penalties for violation of compulsory attendance requirements; providing for procedure by school when child habitually truant, for procedure upon filing of citation, for penalties for violating compulsory school attendance requirements and for study of truancy procedure; repealing provisions relating to suspension of operating privilege; in charter schools, further providing for provisions applicable to charter schools and for applicability of other provisions of this act and of other acts and regulations; and, in disruptive student programs, further providing for definitions.
PN 0273
Referred to EDUCATION, Jan. 30, 2015
PN 1642
Reported as amended, March 22, 2016
First consideration, March 22, 2016
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, April 6, 2016
Re-reported as committed, April 11, 2016
PN 1692
Amended on second consideration, April 12, 2016
PN 1766
Second consideration, with amendments, May 9, 2016
Third consideration and final passage, May 10, 2016 (48-0)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 395), May 10, 2016
In the House
Referred to EDUCATION, May 12, 2016
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