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AB-2203 Compulsory education: children 5 years of age.(2011-2012)



SECTION 1.

 Section 48200 of the Education Code is amended to read:

48200.
 (a)  Each person between the ages of 6 and 18 years  from 6 to 18 years of age, inclusive,  not exempted under the provisions of  this chapter or Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 48400) is subject to compulsory full-time education. Each person subject to compulsory full-time education and each person subject to compulsory continuation education not exempted under the provisions of  Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 48400) shall attend the public full-time day school or continuation school or classes and for the full time designated as the length of the schoolday by the governing board of the school district in which the residency of either the parent or legal guardian is located and each parent, guardian, or other person having control or charge of the pupil shall send the pupil to the public full-time day school or continuation school or classes and for the full time designated as the length of the schoolday by the governing board of the school district in which the residence of either the parent or legal guardian is located.
(b)  Unless otherwise provided for in this code, a pupil shall not be enrolled for less than the minimum schoolday established by law.
(c) This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2014, and, as of January 1, 2015, is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that becomes operative on or before January 1, 2015, deletes or extends the dates on which it becomes inoperative and is repealed.

SEC. 2.

 Section 48200 is added to the Education Code, to read:

48200.
 (a) Commencing with the 2014–15 school year, each person from 5 to 18 years of age, inclusive, not exempted under this chapter or Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 48400) is subject to compulsory full-time education. Each person subject to compulsory full-time education and each person subject to compulsory continuation education not exempted under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 48400) shall attend the public full-time day school or continuation school or classes and for the full time designated as the length of the schoolday by the governing board of the school district in which the residency of either the parent or legal guardian is located. Each parent, guardian, or other person having control or charge of the pupil shall send the pupil to the public full-time day school or continuation school or classes and for the full time designated as the length of the schoolday by the governing board of the school district in which the residence of either the parent or legal guardian is located.
(b) Unless otherwise provided for in this code, a pupil shall not be enrolled for less than the minimum schoolday established by law.
(c) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2014.

SEC. 2.SEC. 3.

 Section 48210 of the Education Code is amended to read:

48210.
 (a)  Children under six years of age are excluded from the public schools, except as provided in this code.
(b) This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2014, and, as of January 1, 2015, is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that becomes operative on or before January 1, 2015, deletes or extends the dates on which it becomes inoperative and is repealed.

SEC. 4.

 Section 48210 is added to the Education Code, to read:

48210.
 (a) Commencing with the 2014–15 school year, children under five years of age are excluded from the public schools, except as provided in this code.
(b) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2014.
SEC. 5.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.