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2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 392
Truancy Enforcement Act; school attendance; obtaining/maintaining permit
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to enact the "Truancy Enforcement Act"; to provide notice to a student prior to reaching the maximum number of allowable absences for purposes of obtaining and maintaining an instruction permit or driver´s license; to amend Chapter 2 of Title 39 of the O.C.G.A., relating to regulation of employment of minors, so as to require that a minor provide an employer with a letter from his or her school administrator indicating an attendance record in good standing; to amend Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to drivers´ licenses for motor vehicles, so as to require minors to comply with attendance requirements for one academic year prior to applying for an instruction permit or driver´s license; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/19/2004 - House Second Readers
Mar/17/2004 - House First Readers
Mar/15/2004 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/15/2004 - Senate Third Read
Mar/12/2004 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/09/2004 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported As Amended
Feb/17/2004 - Senate Read and Referred
Nov/20/2003 - Senate Prefiled
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