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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 708         FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 368

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Marcos A. Devers

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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 establishing the maximum age for school attendance in the city of Lawrence.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Marcos A. Devers

16th Essex

Barry R. Finegold

Second Essex and Middlesex

Frank A. Moran

17th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 708        FILED ON: 1/14/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 368

By Mr. Devers of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 368) of Marcos A. Devers, Barry R. Finegold and Frank A. Moran (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to establish the maximum age for school attendance in the city of Lawrence.  Education.  [Local Approval Received.]

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3674 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act establishing the maximum age for school attendance in the city of Lawrence.
 

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

              SECTION I.

              Notwithstanding section 1B of Chapter 69 and section 1 of Chapter 76 of the

              General Laws or any other general or special law, rule, regulation to the contrary, the

              school committee of the City of Lawrence may establish its own maximum age for

              school attendance, which shall be 18 years of age, or upon the completion of a high

              school diploma, providing that the age is not younger than the mandatory maximum

              age for school attendance established by the board of education.

              SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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