The Committee on Education moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 2702--A Bill to amend and reenact §18-8-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to documentation of unexcused absences from compulsory school attendance; limiting the excused absences for personal illness or injury in the family to those of student’s parent, guardian or custodian; requiring all documentation related to absences be provided to school no later than three days of occurrence; authorizing notice in the case of three unexcused absences to be made by written means to the parent; removing the provision for designated representative of principal for conference on unexcused absences and clarifying responsibility of administrative head or other chief administrator of school for meeting; and making other technical clarifications.