Excused absence from school for participating in state fair.

Authors: Representative Robert Cherry

Co-authors: Representative Gregory Porter, Representative Jerry Torr, Representative Terry Goodin, Representative Kathy Richardson

Sponsors: Senator Jean Leising, Senator James Merritt, Senator Jean Breaux

Digest

Provides that the governing body of a school corporation or the chief administrative officer of a nonpublic school system shall authorize, for not more than five instructional days in a school year, the absence and excuse of each school student if the student or a member of the student's household participates or exhibits in the state fair.