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Excused Absences In Public Schools For Behavioral Health

Concerning excused absences in public schools resulting from behavioral health concerns.
2020 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

School Safety Committee. Current law requires school districts to adopt a written policy setting forth the school district's attendance requirements. The bill requires the policy to include excused absences for behavioral health concerns.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    03/23/2020 Signed Act PDF
    03/17/2020 Final Act PDF
    03/09/2020 Rerevised PDF
    03/05/2020 Revised PDF
    02/12/2020 Reengrossed PDF
    02/11/2020 Engrossed PDF
    01/08/2020 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details