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Accountability--Sanctions/Interventions--No Pass No Drive


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State Status/Date Level Summary
NVSigned into law 06/2013P-12Driving Privileges
S.B. 269
Requires the principal of a public school or his/her designee to provide certain pupils with a written statement verifying that the pupil has complied with certain attendance requirements. Authorizes a school police officer or certain other persons to impose a...

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OKSigned into law 06/2013P-12Reading Proficiency Tests from Other States
H.B. 1303
Existing law requires students to have demonstrated satisfactory performance at the 8th grade reading level in order to qualify for a drivers license. Following the administration of this test in the eighth grade, any student not successfully completing the re...

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TNSigned into law 03/2012P-12No Pass/No Drive Reporting
S.B. 882
Requires the department of safety to report annually to the senate and house education committees the number of students whose driver licenses were denied or suspended for failure to make satisfactory academic progress. Directs the department of safety also to...

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NMAdopted 12/2009P-12Academic Proficiency, Attendance and Driving Permits
NMAC 6.30.11
Establishes requirements for demonstrating 9th grade math & reading proficiency and meeting school attendance standards prior to receiving an MVD driving permit for the year 2011.
http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/parts/title06/06.030.0011.htm...

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LASigned into law 07/2008P-12Student Attendance and Driver's License
S.B. 275
Authorizes the denial or suspension of a driver's license or learner's permit of a minor who is not enrolled in or has not completed school or an adult education program or who is habitually absent or tardy; authorizes school boards, the Recovery School Distri...

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KSSigned into law 04/2008P-12School Safety Violations and Teaching License Issuance/Renewal to Offenders
S.B. 470
Repeals definition of "school safety violation." Rewrites provision relating to a student found in possession of a weapon or illegal drug at school or on school
property, or who has engaged in an act or behavior at school or on school property that resulted in...

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WVSigned into law 04/2008P-12No Pass No Drive Academic Requirements
H.B. 4023
Provides that student driving privileges may be withheld or revoked for those who are not making satisfactory academic progress in high school. Satisfactory academic progress is defined as "the attaining and maintaining of grades sufficient to allow for gradua...

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KSSigned into law 04/2007P-12No Pass No Drive
S.B. 129
From supplemental note on S.B. 129:
Changes notification requirements regarding students expelled or suspended from school for committing a school safety violation. Requires a school's chief administrative officer to notify the appropriate law enforcement age...

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KYSigned into law 03/2007P-12No Pass No Drive
H.B. 32
Deletes the requirement that a local school district operate an alternative education program prior to the revocation of a student's operator's license, intermediate license, or instruction permit; requires that the application of any minor under the age of 18...

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ILSigned into law 06/2006P-12No Pass No Drive
H.B. 1463
Amends the Vehicle Code and the School Code. Provides for cancellation or refusal to renew a driver's license or learner's permit of a person under 18 who is a chronic or habitual truant. Requires districts to include in quarterly reporting to the state the na...

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GASigned into law 04/2006P-12No Pass No Drive
H.B. 1253
Clarifies that a minor's license previously revoked under the No Pass No Drive policy and related rules may be reinstated upon proof of receipt of a high school diploma or certificate of completion, or enrollment in postsecondary education, whichever comes fir...

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WVRule Adoption 04/2006P-12Attendance
Title 126, Series 81
Amends rules regarding half-day attendance and specific ages for compulsory school attendance. Identifies the specific number of days in which a parent, guardian or custodian of children with excessive unexcused absences must attend a school-based conference, ...

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INSigned into law 03/2006P-12District Report Cards
H.B. 1347 Section 7
Requires district report cards to report:
--The number and percentage of students participating in the school flex program, if offered (see IC 20-30-2-2.2 http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/title20/ar30/ch2.html)
--The number of students who have dropped o...

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GASigned into law 05/2005P-12No Pass No Drive Revisions
S.B. 35 - Attendance Provisions
Amends No Pass No Drive law. Adds provision that a student who is pursuing a general education development (GED) diploma will not have his/her drivers license suspended. Amends absences or other behaviors that trigger suspension to include ten or more school d...

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RITo governor 06/2004P-12No Pass No Drive
S.B. 2594
Provides that if a minor accumulates fifteen (15) unexcused absences within ninety (90) calendar days, they are ineligible for driving privileges and would provide for enforcement, notification, compliance, reinstatement and jurisdiction of this provision. Thi...

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RIBecame law without governor's signature 06/2004P-12Drivers License Requirement
H.B. 7397
Would set eligibility requirements for school attendance to obtain a driver's license for minor students. This act would take effect on January 15, 2005. ...

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OKSigned into law 05/2004P-12Reading Sufficiency
H.B. 2477
Part of this bill relates to the Reading Sufficiency Act; limits certain students who are excluded from the reading goals and program of reading instruction; modifies reading skills to include vocabulary; requires the demonstration of reading proficiency for d...

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NMSigned into law 03/2004P-12Early Identification of Unexcused Absences
H.B. 106
Relates to compulsory school attendance; provides for early identification of unexcused absences and truancy; provides for enforcement of habitual truancy; provides for suspension of an habitual truant's driver's license....

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ORSigned into law 08/2003P-12Suspension of Driving Privileges
S.B. 342
Allows a school district to request suspension of driving privileges of a student who has been suspended or expelled at least twice for activities involving controlled substances; defines the mixture or substance for certain controlled substance laws....

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LASigned into law 06/2003P-12Temporary Driver's License Revocation for School Disciplinary Infractions
H.B. 1686
Requires the principal of any public or private school to notify the office of motor vehicles when any student between the ages of 14 and 18 has been subjected to any of the following disciplinary actions: expulsion or suspension from school for ten or more co...

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VASigned into law 03/2002P-12No Pass No Drive Modifications
H.B. 160
Modifies the current statute regarding suspension of driver's licenses for truancy to provide, upon a finding of a second or subsequent truancy offense, for the denial of a driver's license for a period of one year or until the juvenile reaches the age of 18, ...

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CASigned into law 01/2002P-12Omnibus Bill -- Truancy, Dropout Prevention Components
A.B. 804
Any minor who is required to be reported as a truant may be required to attend makeup
classes conducted on one day of a weekend and is subject to the following: (a) The first time a truancy report is required, the pupil may be personally given a written warni...

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TNBecame law without governor's signature 05/2001P-12No Pass No Drive Amendments
S.B. 146
Increases from five to ten unexcused absences allowed prior to suspension or denial of driver license of minor individual enrolled in GED courses....

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VASigned into law 03/2000P-12Attendance/Driving Privileges
H.B. 490
Requires the juvenile and domestic relations court to order the denial of driving privileges for at least 30 days to any child at least 13 years of age upon a finding that the child has failed to comply with certain school attendance and parent-school conferen...

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