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This database is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States (ECS). Most entries are legislative, although rules/regulations and executive orders that make substantive changes are included. Every effort is made to collect the latest available version of policies; in some instances, recent changes might not be reflected. For expediency purposes minimal attention has been paid to style (capitalization, punctuation) and format.

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State Status/Date Level Summary
WASigned into law 04/2014P-12
Postsec.
Study Correlation of Family Factors and Student Success
H.B. 2739
Requires the Education Data Center within the Office of Financial Management to contract with the Area Health Education Center of Eastern Washington to conduct a geographic analysis, using existing data, to identify areas where the cumulative effect of family ...

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CASigned into law 08/2010P-12Pupil Survey of Teachers
S.B. 1422
Authorizes a high school's student government to establish a committee of pupils and teachers to develop a survey by which pupils may provide feedback to teachers to improve communication between pupils and
teachers and improve individual classes and teaching ...

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RISigned into law 06/2010P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 8010, S.B. 2738
Enacts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, allowing children of military families to achieve educational success by facilitating smoother transfers between schools due to relocation of active duty soldiers with school-aged ...

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UTSigned into law 03/2010P-12Enrollment of Foreign Exchange Students
H.B. 433
Requires a district or charter school to accept a foreign exchange student if another student from the same school is participating in the same exchange program outside the country, and the foreign exchange student is enrolled in the school for one year or les...

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UTAdopted 01/2010P-12Bullying and Hazing Policies and Training
R277-613
Defines "bullying", "cyberbullying", and "hazing". Requires school districts and charter schools to implement bullying and hazing policies district- and school-wide. Provides for regular and meaningful training of school employees and students. Provides for en...

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NDSigned into law 08/2009P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 1309
Provides for a legislative council study of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/61-2009/bill-text/JAMP0300.pdf...

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NDSigned into law 08/2009P-12North Dakota Youth Council
H.B. 1463
Creates a state youth council; sets membership and duties. Requires the North Dakota youth council to develop a list of issues and concerns pertinent to residents of this state who have not yet reached the age of twenty-five. The list may include education, he...

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MESigned into law 06/2009P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 928
Enacts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; relates to active duty status; relates to veterans, educational records, extracurricular activities and member states.
http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_124th/billp...

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ORSigned into law 05/2009P-12Student Employment
H.B. 2826
Exempts children under 16 years of age from limitation on hours of work during summer and any vacation period of five or more consecutive school days in school year.
http://www.leg.state.or.us/09reg/measpdf/hb2800.dir/hb2826.en.pdf...

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WASigned into law 04/2009Postsec.Student Health Insurance
S.B. 5925
Regards insurance for higher education students participating in study or research abroad; authorizes a governing board of a state institution of higher education to require its students who participate in studies or research outside of the United States spons...

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MDSigned into law 04/2009P-12Youth Advisory Council Member
H.B. 485; S.B. 463
Alters the term of a youth member of the Youth Advisory Council; increases the term of a youth member who is elected cochair of the Council; requires the State Department of Education to categorize a specified number of school absences per school year of a you...

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WASigned into law 04/2009P-12Recess
S.B. 5551
Regards recess periods for elementary school students; requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction to collaborate with the statewide parent-teacher organization to conduct and report the results of a survey of Washington elementary schools ...

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MDSigned into law 04/2009P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 306; S.B. 257
Establishes, through an Interstate Compact with specified member states, the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children in elementary and secondary schools; provides for transfer of records.
http://mlis.state.md.us/2009rs/bills/hb/hb03...

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NMSigned into law 04/2009P-12School Athletics Programs
H.B. 432
Enacts the School Athletics Equity Act which provides that each public school shall operate its athletics program in a manner that does not discriminate against students or staff on the basis of gender; provides for collection of data concerning school athleti...

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MSSigned into law 03/2009P-12Placement of Twins
H.B. 1191
Relates to school classrooms; allow parents to choose if twins attend same class or separate classes.
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2009/pdf/HB/1100-1199/HB1191SG.pdf...

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IASigned into law 03/2009P-12Military Children
H.B. 214
Establishes the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children; establishes a council on educational opportunity for military children to provide advice and recommendations regarding this state's participation in and compliance with the in...

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MSSigned into law 03/2009P-12Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 2669
Relates to interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; enact.
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2009/pdf/SB/2600-2699/SB2669SG.pdf...

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VASigned into law 03/2009P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 1727
Establishes a compact to remove barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and deployment of their parents.
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?091+ful+HB1727ER...

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VASigned into law 03/2009P-12Class Placement of Twins or Higher Order Multiples
H.B. 2070
Requires local school boards to develop and implement policies to allow a parent of twins or higher order multiples to request that the children be placed in the same classroom or separate classrooms if they are in the same grade level at the same elementary s...

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WYSigned into law 03/2009Postsec.Teacher Shortage Loans
H.B. 173
Relates to the Teacher Shortage Loan Repayment Program; expands loan program to specified teaching endorsements; excludes federal financial assistance as loan eligibility requirement for specified programs; specifies loan amount; adds reading and English as a ...

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CAVetoed 09/2008P-12whole child
A.B. 2252
Establishes the Commission on Youth to examine policy and fiscal issues affecting the youth of this state and to make recommendations on those issues including education, employment, social services, behavioral and physical health, criminal justice, homelessne...

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CAVetoed 09/2008P-12Student employment
A.B. 2213
Authorizes the principal of a public or private school to issue, or designate another administrator in the school to issue, work permits to pupils who attend the school. Requires that the hour limitations that apply to a work permit issued by any of the offici...

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MASigned into law 09/2008P-12Placement of Twins in Classrooms
H.B. 469
Relates to classroom placement of twins; provides that the parents of twins or higher order multiples may request that the children be placed in the same classroom or in separate classrooms when the children are in the same grade level at the same school; prov...

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FLSigned into law 06/2008P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 1203
Relates to educational opportunity for military children; directs the Governor to execute the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; provides requirements relating to student records and enrollment, placement and attendance, and e...

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SCSigned into law 06/2008P-12Enrollment of Military Families' Kids
H.B. 4320
Provides that a student whose parent or legal guardian has been called to active duty more than a specified number of miles outside of his residence is eligible to attend the public schools of that school district; authorizes nonresident military personnel to ...

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MISigned into law 06/2008P-12Education Compact for Military Children
H.B. 5963
Establishes interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children; provides for the facilitation of the timely enrollment of children of military families and ensuring that they are not placed at a disadvantage due to difficulty in the transfer o...

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CTSigned into law 05/2008P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Youth Policy Council
H.B. 5133
Continues the function of the Youth Futures Committee by establishing the Youth Policy Council to assist youth between the ages of twelve and twenty-one in entering the state's workforce; relates to improved school attendance, improved percentages of youth gra...

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COSigned into law 05/2008P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
H.B. 1317
Creates the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children to remove barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and deployment of their parents; facilitates on-time graduation, timely...

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COSigned into law 05/2008P-12Youth Advisory Council
H.B. 1157
Establishes a Youth Advisory Council to formally advise and make recommendations to elected officials on issues affecting youth in the State; establishes eligibility for membership, terms of office, and the process for appointment to the council; outlines the ...

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GAVetoed 05/2008P-12Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children
S.B. 345
Adds Georgia as a member of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. Includes provisions related to unofficial and official records and transcripts, immunizations, kindergarten and first grade entrance age, course placement and ...

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MDSigned into law 04/2008P-12Education of Military Children
H.B. 784; S.B. 457
Establishes a Task Force on Educational Issues Affecting Military Children; provides that the task force shall examine educational issues affecting military children, including efforts to ease the transition of military children to state schools, the timely re...

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CAVetoed 10/2007P-12Student employment
S.B. 406
Authorizes certificated employees, who are employed by the applicable school district, authorized by the superintendent of the school district or principal where the employee works, to issue a permit to a minor enrolled in the school. Authorizes a similar proc...

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NCSigned into law 07/2007P-12Reassingment Appeals
H.B. 488
Permits local boards of education to provide for an administrative initial screening of pupil reassignment appeals.
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/Sessions/2007/Bills/House/HTML/H488v0.html...

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LASigned into law 06/2007P-12Legislative Youth Advisory Council
S.B. 46
Establishes the Legislative Youth Advisory Council as an initiative under the administration of the state commission on civic education. Provides that the purpose of the council is to examine and facilitate communication between youth and the legislature on is...

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NMSigned into law 04/2007P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Student Identification Number
S.B. 211
Directs the higher education department, in collaboration with public post-secondary educational institutions, to use the same student identification number issued to a New Mexico public school student for a student enrolled in a public post-secondary educatio...

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ILSigned into law 05/2006Postsec.Smoking Ban in Dorms
S.B. 2465
Provides that smoking is prohibited in any portion of a building used in whole or in part as a student dormitory that is owned, operated or otherwise utilized by a public or private institution of higher education. Provides the the prohibition does not apply t...

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KYSigned into law 03/2006P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Students Called to Active Duty
H.B. 80
Relates to students called to military active duty; requires that a student called to federal military active duty shall receive credit for academic work and reasonable time to make up missed work; prohibits discrimination of such students. http://www.lrc.ky.g...

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GAAdopted 10/2005P-12Case Management Consultation for Agency-Placed Transfer Students
GAC 160-4-8-.17
Establishes rules regarding case management consultation for agency-placed transfer students to provide necessary transition services for students who are placed by the Department of Human Resources or the Department of Juvenile Justice in new schools. AGENCY ...

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NYSigned into law 08/2005P-12Code of conduct at school function
H.B. 6283
Relates to the definition of school function as it relates to codes of conduct, to include all school authorized extra-curricular event or activity regardless of where such event or activity takes place, including any event or activity that may take place in a...

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ORSigned into law 07/2005Postsec.Athletic Agents
H.B. 3179
From Staff Measure Summary (Fiscal Note): A person desiring to conduct business as an athlete agent in the State of Oregon is required to obtain an athlete agent permit from the Department of Education. The permit for the athlete is for one year and the applic...

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ILSigned into law 06/2005P-12Steroid Abuse Prevention Education
S.B. 64
Requires a school district to provide steroid abuse prevention education to students who participate in interscholastic athletic programs. http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/fulltext.asp?Name=094-0014...

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MNSigned into law 06/2005P-12
S.F. 232
A secondary student may possess and use nonprescription pain relief in a manner consistent with the labeling, if the district has received a written authorization from the student's parent or guardian permitting the student to self-administer the medication....

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GASigned into law 05/2005P-12Statewide Preparticipation Physical Examination Form
S.B. 272
Requires the state board to develop a school interscholastic extracurricular athletic policy that provides for the use of a single, comprehensive, preparticipation physical examination form. States that in a school or district that requires students who partic...

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MNEFFECTIVE DATE '05-'06 SCHOOL YEAR AND LATER 05/2005P-12Parent discretion in classroom placement of multiples (twins, etc.)
S.F. 180
A parent or guardian of twins or higher order multiples may request that the children be placed in the same classroom or in separate classrooms if the children are in the same grade level at the same school. The school may recommend classroom placement to the...

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INSigned into law 04/2005P-12Cheerleading Safety
S.B. 301
Requires the state board of education to develop standards and guidelines concerning cheerleading safety in schools. http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo?year=2005&request=getBill&docno=301...

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AZSigned into law 04/2005P-12Governing Boards
H.B. 2368
Repeals provision granting a school district and its employees immunity from civil liability for the consequences of the good faith adoption and implementation of policies and procedures relating to the health and safety of all pupils participating in district...

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MSSigned into law 04/2005Postsec.
Community College
University Or Community College Students
H.B. 524
University or community college students; clarify residence status. A student who, upon registration at a Mississippi institution of higher learning or community college, presents a transcript demonstrating graduation from a Mississippi secondary school and w...

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ARSigned into law 04/2005P-12Definition of Interschool Athletic Program
S.B. 1044 (section 19)
Deletes from definition of interschool athletic program any athletic program which is subject to regulation by the Arkansas Activities Association that is not an athletic program organized primarily for the purpose of competing with other schools, public or pr...

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ARSigned into law 04/2005P-12Arkansas Supreme Court Decision
H.B. 2646
Conforms the Arkansas Code to comply with the Arkansas Supreme Court decision in the Lake View case. Requires any school district that was administratively consolidated or administratively annexed under 6-13-1601 32 through 6-13-1605 to file a written report...

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ARSigned into law 04/2005P-12Interschool Athletic Programs
H.B. 2916
Includes salaries or supplemental pay for staff for organized physical activity courses as provided under Act 660 of 2005 in the definitions of "Athletic expenditures" and "Interschool scholastic activity expenditures."

http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/b...

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ARSigned into law 04/2005P-12General Assembly Pages
H.B. 2461
Provides an excused absence from school for the one day a student is serving as a page for the general assembly. States that the student may be allowed additional instructional assignment days at the discretion of the school district.
http://www.arkleg.state.a...

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ARSigned into law 03/2005P-12Continuity of Educational Services for Foster Children
H.B. 1710
Ensures the continuity of educational services to foster children. Prohibits the grades of a child in foster care from being lowered for school absences resulting from a change in the child's school enrollment, the child's attendance at a dependency-neglect co...

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NMSigned into law 03/2005P-12Students Medication Administration
S.B. 275
Allows public school students to carry and self- administer asthma medication and emergency anaphylaxis medication.

http://legis.state.nm.us/Sessions/05%20Regular/final/SB0275.pdf...

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NDSigned into law 03/2005P-12Student Residency Requirements
S.B. 2033
Concerns enrollment and provision of services to elementary and high school students placed by out- of-state agencies or entities; relates to elementary and high school student residency determinations.

http://www.state.nd.us/lr/assembly/59-2005/bill-text/FAD...

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ARSigned into law 03/2005P-12Arkids First Program
H.B. 1895
Establishes a program to inform students in local school districts about the Arkids First Program. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005/public/hb1895.pdf
ARKids First home page: http://www.arkidsfirst.com/home.htm...

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SDSigned into law 03/2005P-12Interscholastic Student Activities
H.B. 1093
Any seventh or eighth grade student who attends a nonpublic elementary or middle school that is not affiliated with a nonpublic high school may participate in interscholastic activities at a nonpublic high school, at the discretion of the nonpublic school, if ...

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NYSigned into law 01/2005P-12School Records Review
S.B. 6818
Authorizes caregivers to review school records and to consent to medical and dental diagnosis and treatment of a minor child, excuse absences from school and participation in school sponsored activities....

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MASigned into law 12/2004P-12Diabetic Student Treatment
S.B. 2231
Authorizes self-monitoring and treatment of students with diabetes. Notwithstanding any general or special law or regulation to the contrary, no school district shall prohibit students with diabetes from possessing and administering glucose monitoring tests an...

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MISigned into law 12/2004Postsec.Pregnant Higher Education Students Services Office
S.B. 72
Creates the Pregnant and Parenting Student Services Fund; provides grants to encourage certain institutions of higher education to establish and operate a pregnant and parenting student services office for pregnant and parenting students attending the institut...

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CAVetoed 09/2004P-12Equity in Athletics Bill of Rights
A.B. 2240
Enacts the Equity in Athletics Bill of Rights and enumerates the rights available to a pupil relating to gender equity in athletics. Requires the State Department of Education to post the bill of rights on its Web site and requires a school board that elects t...

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CAVetoed 09/2004P-12Steroids and Performance-Enhancing Dietary Supplements
S.B. 1630
Requires the Department of Health Services to develop a list of performance enhancing dietary supplements. Requires school districts to prohibit a pupil from participating in high school sports unless the pupil agrees not to use the prohibited substances and t...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Student Work Permits
A.B. 2525 (multiple provisions)
Permits a caregiver with whom a minor pupil resides, other than the pupil's parent, guardian, foster parent, or residential shelter services provider, to file a written request for a work permit. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/bill/asm/ab_2501-2550/ab_2525_bill...

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CAVetoed 08/2004P-12Student Academic Review and Counseling
S.B. 1299
Authorizes a unified school district or a high school district to implement the Student Academic Review and Counseling Program in grade 8 or 9. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/bill/sen/sb_1251-1300/sb_1299_bill_20040809_enrolled.html
Veto message: http://www.gov...

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LASigned into law 07/2004P-12Field Trips
S.B. 57
Requires every local board to establish criteria and limits for individuals, organizations and entities planning, organizing or promoting student field trips or extracurricular activities that involve travel or lodging expenses. Requires such policies to inclu...

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LASigned into law 07/2004P-12Standard School Health Forms
S.B. 826
Requires the secretary of the health and hospitals department to create an advisory board to establish a standard health form for schools, in order to eliminate the duplication of information submitted to schools and school nurses relative to immunizations, il...

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LASigned into law 06/2004P-12Legislative Auditor
H.B. 490
Notwithstanding any provision of present law to the contrary, any entity which establishes scholastic rules which are the basis for the state board of elementary and secondary education's policy relative to extracurricular activities which are required for all...

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LASigned into law 06/2004P-12Employment of Minors
H.B. 691
Bars minor age 16 who has not graduated from high school from working between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. before a school day, and minor age 17 from working between midnight and 5 a.m. before a school day. Clarifies language regarding the working hours of minors under...

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DERule Adoption 05/2004P-12Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA)
14 DAC 1025, 1049 -- 1056
Amends, repeals and replaces, and updates regulations pertaining to the following: Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA); DIAA Definitions; DIAA Sportsmanship; DIAA Senior High School Interscholastic Athletics; DIAA Junior High/Middle School Interscholas...

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NHSigned into law 05/2004Postsec.Penalties for Crimes on College or University Campus
H.B. 1361
Specifies the penalties for rioting offenses committted on or near a public college or university campus....

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MDSigned into law 04/2004Postsec.
Community College
National Guard Students
H.B. 1314
Requires a public institution of higher education to allow a national guard student to withdraw from courses the student is currently enrolled in without negative consequences to the national guard student's academic standing if the national guard student's un...

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COSigned into law 03/2004P-12Activities At School
H.B. 1363
Permits students to participate in activities in another district if activity is not offered within a student's school district. http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics2004a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont3/0E61296035330B9087256E39000345C9?Open&file=1363_enr.pdf...

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FLSigned into law 06/2003P-12Florida High School Activities Association
S.B. 2156
Relating to the Florida High School Activities Association; renames the association as the Florida High School Athletic Association; revises the procedures for students' physical examinations; revises membership of the board of directors. http://www.flsenate.g...

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NESigned into law 06/2003P-12Compensation for Football Players
L.B. 688
Any person who competes in the sport of football for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln may be granted a stipend, the amount of which
shall be determined by the university. In addition, the university may in its discretion grant a stipend to persons who compe...

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HISigned into law 05/2003P-12Caregiver Consent
S.B. 946
Allows a caregiver of a minor who lives with the minor, but is not the minor's legal guardian, to execute an affidavit of caregiver consent to enroll the minor in school and allow participation in curricular and co-curricular activities;provides that a caregiv...

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FLSigned into law 05/2003P-12Education and Military Dependents
S.B. 2802
Directs the Department of Education to assist in the transition of dependents of military personnel into the public school system; requires a report. http://www.flsenate.gov/session/index.cfm?Mode=Bills&SubMenu=1&BI_Mode=ViewBillInfo&BillNum=2802&Year=2003&Cha...

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COBecame law without governor's signature 04/2003P-12School Transfer Rules
H.B. 1083
Repeals of the requirement that transfer rules shall not prohibit a student's participation in extracurricular activities if the student enrolls in the transfer school within fifteen days after the school year begins and prior to participating in the activity ...

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MESigned into law 04/2003P-12Number of Hours per Week/Day That Minors May Work
H.P. 13
Concerns child labor laws; provides that a minor shall not be employed more than 60 hours in any week, and from 10 to 12 hours in any day, when school is not in session. Increases from 20 to 40 the number of hours per week, and from 4 to 8 the number of hours ...

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MTSigned into law 04/2003P-12
Postsec.
Uniform Athlete Agents Act
S.B. 306
Relates to uniform athlete agents and student athlete agents.
http://data.opi.state.mt.us/bills/2003/billhtml/SB0306.htm...

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MSSigned into law 03/2003P-12Pregnancy Incentive Grant Fund
H.B. 774
Extends repealer to December 31, 2005 on Mississippi Reducing Out of Wedlock Pregnancies Incentive Grant Fund that provides funds to counties for achieving reductions in out-of-wedlock births without increasing the number of abortions.http://billstatus.ls.stat...

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PASigned into law 12/2002P-12Student Employment
H.B. 974
Students may not sell goods or services by minors to customers at their residences, places of business or public places including, but not limited to, street corners, roadway medians, sports and performing arts facilities, public transportation stations, sales...

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MASigned into law 10/2002P-12State and Local Policies on Student Overnight or Early Morning Travel
H.B. 4937
Requires every local board to establish a policy concerning student travel that is planned to occur between the hours of midnight and 6 A.M., or that will include an overnight stay away from home. The policy must address such issues as safety of transportation...

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FLSigned into law 08/2002P-12Education Code Re-Write: Florida High School Activities Association and Student Athletes' Physicals
S.B. 20E
According to legislative summary, "The bill requires the board of directors of the Florida High School Activities Association (FHSAA) to examine alternative criteria for establishing administrative regions. The examination will include population; procedures t...

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CTSigned into law 05/2002P-12Employment of 15-Year-Olds
H.B. 5062
Extends to 2007 the expiration date of the law allowing fifteen-year-old minors to work in mercantile establishments such as supermarkets and department stores as store baggers, cashiers and stock clerks; establishes limits on hours of work. http://www.cga.sta...

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FLSigned into law 05/2002Postsec.Education Code Re-Write: Rights of Student Representatives
S.B. 20E
According to legislative summary, "The bill eliminates from current law the collective bargaining limitation on awarding equivalent teaching service." Eliminates requirement that student representative be present at all collective bargaining negotiations. Elim...

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GASigned into law 05/2002P-12Eligibility of Students in Home Study Programs
H.B. 1590
Provides that students enrolled in home study programs are to be eligible to participate in any extracurricular program offered in the public school which that student would otherwise be authorized to attend. http://www.legis.state.ga.us/Legis/2001_02/fulltext...

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HISigned into law 04/2002P-12Hawaii State Student Council
H.B. 1878
Establishes the Hawaii State Student Council with student representatives from each departmental school district; requires the council to determine whether to select the student member of the board of education or to run an election to select the individual. h...

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IASigned into law 03/2002P-12
Postsec.

H.B. 2138
Authorizes the College Student Aid Commission to waive or modify statutory or regulatory provisions applicable to State financial aid programs for affected students in the event of a national emergency; relates to students called to active duty or to serve in ...

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HIVetoed 06/2001P-12State student council
S.B. 670
Establishes the state student council, with student representatives from each departmental school district; requires the council to conduct an annual conference of secondary students; requires the council to determine whether to select the student member of th...

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HISigned into law 05/2001P-12The Hawaii State Student Council,
H.B. 11
Establishes the Hawaii State Student Council, with student representatives from each departmental school district; requires the council to conduct an annual conference of secondary school students; requires the council to determine whether to select the studen...

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ILSigned into law 05/2001P-12Preventing a child from attending school
S.B. 1026
Amends the School Code; provides that whoever by threat, menace, or intimidation prevents a child entitled to attend a nonpublic school in this State from attending that school or interferes with the child's attendance at that school is guilty of a Class A mis...

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PASigned into law 11/2000P-12Interscholastic Athletic Accountability
S.B. 1403
Establishes Pennsylvania Athletic Oversight Council; provides for interscholastic accountability; provides for transportation, education empowerment definitions and lists and districts; provides for empowerment pilot program....

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ILSigned into law 06/2000P-12Students may be excused from dissections
H.B. 3254
Public Act No. 91-771., Relates to the Dissection Alternatives Act; creates the Dissection Alternatives Act; provides that schools may excuse a student from performing or observing dissection and may allow the student to instead perform an alternative project;...

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HIVetoed 06/2000P-12
Postsec.
State Student Council
H.B. 284
Establishes the Hawaii state student council, with student representatives from each departmental school district; requires the council to conduct an annual conference of secondary students; requires the council to determine whether to select the student membe...

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UTSigned into law 03/2000P-12Ethical Conduct Standards for Activities
H.B. 156
Relates to educators; modifies the Public Officers and Employees Ethics Act as related to activities for students organized by an educator; provides that the state Board of Education establish ethical conduct standards....

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