1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 3171, the delete everything amendment
1.2(A14-0977), as follows:
1.3Page 20, after line 6, insert:

1.4    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 120A.22, subdivision 6, is amended to
1.6    Subd. 6. Children under seven. (a) Once a pupil under the age of seven is enrolled
1.7in kindergarten or a higher grade in a public school, the pupil is subject to the compulsory
1.8attendance provisions of this chapter and section 120A.34, unless the board of the district
1.9in which the pupil is enrolled has a policy that exempts children under seven from this
1.11(b) In a district in which children under seven are subject to compulsory attendance
1.12under this subdivision, paragraphs (c) to (e) apply.
1.13(c) A parent or guardian may withdraw the pupil from enrollment in the school for
1.14good cause by notifying the district. Good cause includes, but is not limited to, enrollment
1.15of the pupil in another school, as defined in subdivision 4, or the immaturity of the child.
1.16(d) When the pupil enrolls, the enrolling official must provide the parent or guardian
1.17who enrolls the pupil with a written explanation of the provisions of this subdivision.
1.18(e) Once a pupil under age seven enrolls in kindergarten or a higher grade, that pupil
1.19is subject to the attendance requirements of the school or district and must regularly attend
1.20school or be subject to truancy laws under sections 260A.02, 260A.03, and 260C.007,
1.21subdivision 19, unless the child's parent or guardian withdraws the child from school. A
1.22pupil under the age of seven who is withdrawn from enrollment in the public school under
1.23paragraph (c) is no longer subject to the compulsory attendance provisions of this chapter.
1.24(f) In a district that had adopted a policy to exempt children under seven from this
1.25subdivision, the district's chief attendance officer must keep the truancy enforcement
1.26authorities supplied with a copy of the board's current policy certified by the clerk of
1.27the board.
2.1EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective for the 2014-2015 school year and
2.3Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.4Amend the title accordingly