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2014 House Bill 5627: Ban truancy scofflaws from welfare benefits
  1. Introduced by Rep. John Olumba (D) on June 4, 2014, to require welfare recipients who have school age children to ensure the children attend school at least 80 percent of the time not including sickness or injury absences as a condition of receiving benefits, and require the state welfare agency to confirm this when the person applies for or renews an application for benefits.
    • Referred to the House Education Committee on June 4, 2014.