2007 House Bill 4042

Raise compulsory school age to 18

Introduced in the House

Jan. 22, 2007

Introduced by Rep. LaMar Lemmons (D-2)

To require compulsory school attendance for children up to age 18, instead of age 16 as is currently required.

Referred to the Committee on Education

Jan. 29, 2008

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.