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SB 6494 - 2011-12
Improving truancy procedures by changing the applicability of mandatory truancy petition filing provisions to children under seventeen years of age, requiring initial petitions to contain information about the child's academic status, prohibiting issuance of a bench warrant at an initial truancy status hearing, and modifying school district reporting requirements after the court assumes jurisdiction in a truancy case.
Sponsors: Hargrove, Stevens, Regala, Carrell
Bill History

2012 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 26
First reading, referred to Human Services & Corrections. (View Original Bill)
Feb 2
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services & Corrections at 6:00 PM. (Committee Materials)
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services & Corrections at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 3
HSC - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 10
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 13
1st substitute bill substituted (HSC 12). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 31; nays, 17; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 14
First reading, referred to Judiciary. (View Original Bill)
Feb 16
Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 20
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
JUDI - Executive action taken by committee.
JUDI - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Feb 21
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 24
Public hearing in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 1
Executive action scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 3
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WAYS - Executive action taken by committee.
WAYS - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) by Judiciary. (Majority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 5
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 6
Committee amendment adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 91; nays, 2; absent, 0; excused, 5. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 7
Senate refuses to concur in House amendments. Asks House to recede from amendments.

IN THE HOUSE

House insists on its position and asks Senate to recede.

IN THE SENATE

Mar 8
Senate insists on its position and asks House to recede.

IN THE HOUSE

House receded from amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 98; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 29
Governor signed.
Chapter 157, 2012 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/7/2012.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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