1st Sub. S.B. 191

Senate Floor Amendments

Amendment 3 February 29, 2012 4:07 PM

Senator Mark B. Madsen proposes the following amendments:

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             13      of compulsory education violation, notices of truancy, and habitual truant notices;
  . specifically exempts a student that attends school at home from truancy violation provisions;      

             14          .    removes exclusive jurisdiction of certain truancy violations from the juvenile court;

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             93          (b) may not be issued to a school-age minor who is less than 12 years old;

    (c) may not be issued to a minor exempt from school attendance as provided in Section 53A-11-102 or 53A-11-102.5;  

{   (c)   }        (d)       shall direct the school-age minor and the parent of the school-age minor to:

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             97      regular attendance by the school-age minor; and
{   (d)   }        (e)       shall be mailed to, or served on, the school-age minor's parent.

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             116      this part.

    (9) Nothing in this part allows a local school board or charter school governing board to issue a citation pursuant to this section if the minor is exempt from school attendance as provided in Section 53A-11-102 or 53A-11-102.5.  

             117          Section 3. Section 53A-11-103 is amended to read:

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             120          (1)
  (a) Except as provided in Subsection (1)(b), a            {   A   } local school board, local charter

board, or school district shall make efforts to

             121      resolve the school attendance problems of each school-age minor who is, or should be, enrolled
             122      in the school district.
  (b) A minor exempt from school attendance under Section 53A-11-102 or 53A-11-102.5 is not considered to be a minor who is or should be enrolled in a school district or charter school under Subsection (1)(a).      

             123          (2) The efforts described in Subsection (1) shall include, as reasonably feasible:

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