HB150 (2005) Detail

Defining truancy.


CHAPTER 7

HB 150 – FINAL VERSION

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2005 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 150

AN ACT defining truancy.

SPONSORS: Rep. Snyder, Straf 2

COMMITTEE: Education

ANALYSIS

This bill defines the concept of truancy.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT defining truancy.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

7:1 New Section; Truant Officers. Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 35 the following new section:

189:35-a Truancy Defined.

I. For the purposes of this subdivision, “truancy” means an unexcused absence from school or class and “unexcused absence” is an absence without parental or administrative permission.

II. Twenty half days of unexcused absence during a school year shall constitute habitual truancy.

III. A school district shall define the term “half day of absence.”

7:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect July 1, 2005.

(Approved: May 3, 2005)

(Effective Date: July 1, 2005)

Links

HB150 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB150 Revision: 8642 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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