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2018 Regular Session



Juvenile Law – Truancy – Applicable Age Range and Affirmative Defense

Sponsored by:

Senator Nathan-Pulliam


In the Senate - Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Synopsis:Altering, to under 16 years of age rather than 18 years, the age range for which a certain charge relating to truancy is applicable; and expanding to statewide the application of an affirmative defense for certain individuals charged with certain offenses relating to truancy.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Nathan-Pulliam, Benson, Guzzone, Madaleno, McFadden, Robinson, Rosapepe, and Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0319
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Juvenile Law
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Statutes:Article - Education

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February 16, 2018 2:32 P.M.