2012 House Bill 5749

Screen welfare applicants for truancy scofflaws

Introduced in the House

June 14, 2012

Introduced by Rep. John Olumba (D-5)

To require a person who applies for welfare and who has a school age child to sign an affidavit affirming the child is not a truant, and authorizing the welfare agency to confirm this by checking school attendance records.

Referred to the Committee on Families, Children and Seniors