HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1389        FILED ON: 1/16/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 398

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Brian M. Ashe

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to changing the minimum age requirement for kindergarten.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Adrian C. Madaro

1st Suffolk

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Bud L. Williams

11th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1389        FILED ON: 1/16/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 398

By Mr. Ashe of Longmeadow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 398) of Brian M. Ashe and others relative to the mandatory minimum age for children to attend kindergarten.  Education.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 221 OF 2017-2018.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act relative to changing the minimum age requirement for kindergarten.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

The twenty-first paragraph of section 1B of chapter 69 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:- The mandatory minimum age for attendance of kindergarten shall be for a child 5 years of age for attendance in the school year beginning in September of the calendar year in which he or she attains the age of 5.