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HB 300 - Authorizes Extended School Absences for Pregnant Teens - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (56-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Extended School Absences for Pregnant Teens

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires public schools to provide excused absences for pregnant students and students with children.

Highlights:
  • Requires public schools to allow 10 days of excused absences for a pregnant student to give birth (Sec. 1).
  • Requires public schools to allow 4 days of excused absences for a pregnant student or a student with children (Sec. 1).
  • Requires public schools to allow a pregnant student or a student with children to make up missed work in an amount of time equal to the number of excused absences (Sec. 1).
  • Requires public schools to provide a copy of the parenting and student absence policies to all students in middle, junior high, or high schools (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Extended School Absences for Pregnant Teens

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