Verification, legal presence; public schools and higher education. (SB745)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Legal presence verification; public schools and higher education. Requires all public schools to verify each child's legal presence, and, if appropriate, to develop a plan to assist the child in attaining legal presence, or to take other appropriate action as determined by the locality. Specifies that no child shall be denied admission to a public school for failure to provide evidence of legal presence. Also requires public institutions of higher education to require proof of legal presence prior to enrollment. Read the Bill »


01/31/2008: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/18/2008Presented and ordered printed 088900232
01/18/2008Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/23/2008Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/29/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB745)
01/31/2008Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)