House Bill 410

All state laws and requirements read aligned with House Bill 410 as stated below

 

 

 

 

1. ‘Chronic truant’ is removed from the law;

2. Definition of ‘habitual truant’ changed from days to hours. The new definition is:

a. Absent 30 or more consecutive hours without a legitimate excuse;

b. Absent 42 or more hours in one school month without a legitimate excuse; or

c. Absent 72 or more hours in one school year without a legitimate excuse.

3. Includes ‘excessive absences’:

a. Absent 38 or more hours in one school month with or without a legitimate excuse; or

b. Absent 65 or more hours in one school year with or without a legitimate excuse.