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Regulations Governing Unexcused Absences and Truancy [8 VAC 20 ‑ 730]
New regulations to govern the collection and reporting of truancy -related data ...
Action 3329 / Stage 7612
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 10/20/2016  9:20 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/28/2016    
pdf Attorney General Certification 7/21/2016    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 10/7/2016   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 6/28/2016
Review Completed: 7/21/2016
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 7/21/2016
Review Completed: 8/4/2016
Secretary Review Secretary of Education Review Completed: 8/9/2016
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 10/7/2016
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/12/2016
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/31/2016    Volume: 33  Issue: 5
Comment Period Ended 11/30/2016
Effective Date 11/30/2016
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Cynthia Cave  / Director of Student Services
Address: P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-2818    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-


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Action 3329:
New regulations to govern the collection and reporting of truancy -related data and provide guidance on school attendance policy
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (5305) Stage withdrawn on 07/23/2010 after the comment period had ended.
NOIRA   (5607) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/12/2010.
Proposed   (5790) Stage complete. Comment period ended 04/01/2012.
Revised Proposed   (6444) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/02/2015.
Final   (7612) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/30/2016.
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