HB0193 (CH0374)

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2018 Regular Session



High School Diploma by Examination - Eligibility Requirements - Exemption

Sponsored by:

Chair, Economic Matters Committee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 374

Synopsis:Exempting an individual from the requirement to not be subject to compulsory school attendance and to have withdrawn from school in order to be eligible to obtain a high school diploma by examination if the individual participates in a GED Option Program administered by the State Department of Education that creates a pathway to a high school diploma by examination for certain currently enrolled high school English language learner students under the age of 21 years.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Chair, Economic Matters Committee and Chair, Ways and Means Committee (By Request - Departmental - Labor, Licensing and Regulation)
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0043
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
By Request of the Governor
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Ways and Means
Finance  View Committee Hearing
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Department of
Language -see also- Communication; Electronic Comm; Telecomm
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Public Schools
Statutes:Article - Labor and Employment

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May 11, 2018 3:30 P.M.