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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 710         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 142

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Antonio F. D. Cabral

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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 to prevent dropouts.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Antonio F. D. Cabral

13th Bristol

Stephen R. Canessa

12th Bristol

Robert M. Koczera

11th Bristol

John P. Fresolo

16th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 710        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 142

By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 142) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to increasing the minimum age for school dropouts.  Education.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 363 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to prevent dropouts.
 

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

              Section 1 of chapter 76 is hereby amended by striking in lines 1 through 13 all between the word “minimum” in line 1 and the word “shall” in line 13, and inserting in place thereof the following: ages of six and eighteen, having completed at least the 12th grade or whichever comes first.

              SECTION 2. Section 1 of chapter 76, Section 1 is hereby amended by striking in line 14 the word “said” and inserting in place thereof the word: “His”,

              SECTION 3. Effective Date. This Act shall become operative on August 1, 2013.

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