PRINTER'S NO. 119
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
154
Session of
2021
INTRODUCED BY OWLETT, LAWRENCE, PICKETT, CIRESI, STAATS, JAMES,
DEASY, NEILSON, STRUZZI, B. MILLER AND MOUL, JANUARY 13, 2021
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION, JANUARY 13, 2021
AN ACT
Amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), entitled "An
act relating to the public school system, including certain
provisions applicable as well to private and parochial
schools; amending, revising, consolidating and changing the
laws relating thereto," in pupils and attendance, further
providing for attendance policy at charter, regional charter
and cyber charter schools.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 1327.2 heading and (c) of the act of
March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code
of 1949, are amended to read:
Section 1327.2. Attendance Policy and Reporting at Charter,
Regional Charter and Cyber Charter Schools.--* * *
(c) (1) Charter, regional charter and cyber charter schools
shall report unexcused absences directly to the department
annually through the Pennsylvania Information Management System
(PIMS).
(2) On a form developed by the department and beginning in
the 2021-2022 school year, a cyber charter school shall report,
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
on a weekly basis, the attendance of each student for the
preceding week to the school district of residence.
Section 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
20210HB0154PN0119 - 2 -
1
2
3