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HB 531 - Allowing Home-Schooled Students to Participate in Public School Sports - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

Conrad Appel voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) (72-18) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (22-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Allowing Home-Schooled Students to Participate in Public School Sports

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that would allow for home school students who meet eligibility requirements and regulations to participate in public school interscholastic sports.

Highlights:
-Mandates that starting in the 2009-2010 school year, home school students can participate in public school sports if they have received the principal's permission and meet all requirements other than being enrolled in the school (Sec.1). -Requires the student to be enrolled in a State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved home study program (Sec.1). -Mandates that requests to participate in public school sports must be made 60 days prior to the start of the academic year, and approval from the principal must be returned 30 days prior to the start of the academic year, with the exception of the 2009-2010 school year (Sec. 1). -Mandates that, for the 2009-2010 school year, requests to participate in public school sports must be made by July 15, 2009, and approval from the principal must be returned by August 1, 2009 (Sec. 1). -Prohibits students who transfer from public school to home school from participating in interscholastic athletics for the remainder of that school year or the next school year (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (65-35) - (Key vote)

Title: Allowing Home-Schooled Students to Participate in Public School Sports

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that would allow for home school students who meet eligibility requirements and regulations to participate in public school interscholastic sports.

Highlights:
-Mandates that starting in the 2009-2010 school year, home school students can participate in public school sports if they have received the principal's permission and meet all requirements other than being enrolled in the school (Sec.1). -Requires the student to be enrolled in a State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved home study program (Sec.1). -Prohibits students who transfer from public school to home school from participating in interscholastic athletics for the remainder of that school year or the next school year (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Allowing Home-Schooled Students to Participate in Public School Sports

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • John F. LaBruzzo Jr. (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
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