2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1017
Compulsory school attendance law; withdraw from enrollment; amend provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Subpart 2 of Part 1 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., the compulsory school attendance law, so as to provide that a minor between the ages of 16 and 18 may not withdraw from enrollment in school without the permission of his or her parent or guardian; to provide for a withdrawal conference; to require the completion and submission of a withdrawal from enrollment form; to provide for a publication delineating earning potential and financial self-sufficiency risks; to provide for printed materials and website access to materials designed to inform students and their parents and guardians of resources for various types of assistance and to track statistics relating to the withdrawal from enrollment by minors; to provide for construction; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/13/2006 - House Second Readers
Jan/12/2006 - House First Readers
Jan/11/2006 - House Hopper