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2001 House Bill 4630

Public Act 29 of 2001

Introduced by Rep. Wayne Kuipers R- on April 19, 2001
To encourage school districts to develop and implement parental involvement contracts with parents of students. The contracts would be voluntary and designed to encourage parents' involvement in their child's education. They would review homework and offer assistance, ensure that the pupil gets to school each day on time, attend school functions and support the pupil's school activities, and make every effort to attend parent-teacher conferences. Students would be required to participate in class discussions and complete assignments in a manner that is accurate, neat, and timely; come to school each school day and be on time; pay attention in class; obey the rules set for the classroom; and not antagonize, intimidate, or threaten teachers, school administrators, and other pupils.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on April 19, 2001
Substitute offered in the House on May 3, 2001
To encourage school districts to develop and implement parental involvement contracts with parents of students. The contracts would be voluntary and designed to encourage parents' involvement in their child's education. They would review homework and offer assistance, ensure that the pupil gets to school each day on time, attend school functions and support the pupil's school activities, and make every effort to attend parent-teacher conferences. Students would be required to participate in class discussions and complete assignments in a manner that is accurate, neat, and timely; come to school each school day and be on time; pay attention in class; obey the rules set for the classroom; and not antagonize, intimidate, or threaten teachers, school administrators, and other pupils.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 3, 2001
Received in the Senate on May 9, 2001
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 5, 2001
To adopt a version of the bill recommended by the committee which reported it to the full Senate.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 5, 2001
Received in the House on June 6, 2001
Signed by Gov. John Engler on June 28, 2001

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