S.F. No. 0140

Kindergarten attendance.


Sponsored By:     Senator(s) Barnard and Representative(s) Bonner and Jaggi


AN ACT relating to education; requiring completion of kindergarten before enrolling in first grade as specified; and providing for an effective date.


1/25/2011         Bill Number Assigned

1/26/2011         S Received for Introduction

1/26/2011         S Introduced and Referred to S04

2/2/2011          S04 Recommended Do Pass



Ayes:  Senator(s) Barnard, Coe, Jennings, Landen and Rothfuss

Ayes 5    Nays 0    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/2/2011          S Placed on General File



Page 2-line 3           After "district." insert "Permission for direct admission to first grade shall not be unreasonably withheld and the school district shall consider the time and distance from the pupil's home to the school.". SCHIFFER


2/4/2011          S Passed CoW

2/7/2011          S Passed 2nd Reading

2/8/2011          S Failed 3rd Reading



Ayes:  Senator(s) Barnard, Christensen, Coe, Driskill, Esquibel, F., Hastert, Hicks, Jennings, Landen, Martin, Meier, Nutting, Rothfuss, Scott and Von Flatern

Nays:  Senator(s) Anderson, Bebout, Burns, Case, Cooper, Dockstader, Emerich, Geis, Hines, Johnson, Nicholas, P., Perkins, Peterson, Ross and Schiffer

Ayes 15    Nays 15    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0