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SB 199 - Mandatory School Attendance - Key Vote

South Dakota Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Mandatory School Attendance

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (46-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Mandatory School Attendance

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires students from the age of six to eighteen to attend school.

Highlights:
- Allows the school district to excuse students from the compulsory attendance law if the child is under seven years old at the request of the parents [Sec 1]. - Excludes students who graduate before the age of eighteen [Sec 1].
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Mandatory School Attendance

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires students from age six to eighteen to attend school.

Highlights:
- Goes into effect for the 2009-2010 school year (sec 2). - Allows parents to request exemptions for children under seven years of age (sec 2). - Excludes students who graduate before the age of eighteen (sec 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -
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