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Regular Session 2015-2016
Senate Bill 359

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.
Prime Sponsor:
Last Action:
Referred to EDUCATION, May 12, 2016 [House]
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Statute References :

This bill amends the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.0030, No.14), known as the Public School Code Of 1949. Other bills that also amend the same statute are listed below.

SB 5 Sen. AUMENT Memo: Protecting Excellent Teachers
SB 6 Sen. SMUCKER Memo: The Educational Opportunity and Accountability Act
SB 17 Sen. HAYWOOD Memo: LEAD PACKAGE: Lead Testing in Schools
SB 36 Sen. WILLIAMS Memo: Childhood Truancy Prevention
SB 47 Sen. WILLIAMS Memo: Parent Trigger
Only the first 5 bills are included here. Looking for more? View all legislation amending March 10, 1949 (P.L.0030, No.14), known as the Public School Code Of 1949