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Senate Bill (H)

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Homeless children and youths. Allows certain representatives of a homeless youth to access, on behalf of the homeless youth, the homeless youth's: (1) birth certificate; (2) photo identification; and (3) driver's license, without charge or consent of a parent, guardian, or custodian if the homeless youth meets certain guidelines and the representative possesses a fee and consent waiver affidavit. Provides that the department of workforce development must adopt a rule to permit a representative of a homeless youth who presents a fee and consent waiver affidavit to register the homeless youth to take the high school equivalency examination without charge Homeless children and youths. Allows certain representatives of a homeless youth to access, on behalf of the homeless youth, the homeless youth's: (1) birth certificate; (2) photo identification; and (3) driver's license, without charge or consent of a parent, guardian, or custodian if the homeless youth meets certain guidelines and the representative possesses a fee and consent waiver affidavit. Provides that the department of workforce development must adopt a rule to permit a representative of a homeless youth who presents a fee and consent waiver affidavit to register the homeless youth to take the high school equivalency examination without charge or consent of a parent, guardian, or custodian. Updates the law regarding the education of homeless children and youth to align with federal law. ... View more