Bill Status of SB3537 100th General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-TRUANT DEFN
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins - Iris Y. Martinez
| 1/9/2019||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that, in the Article governing compulsory attendance of pupils, the term "truant" means a child who is subject to compulsory school attendance and who is absent without valid cause, as defined in the Article, from such attendance for more than 1%, but less than 5%, of the past 180 days (rather than absent without valid cause from such attendance for a school day or portion thereof). Effective July 1, 2018.