Truants shouldn't be driving, according to Gatschenberger.
in schools is a no-no. Detention
? So passé.
Here's a thought: Let's take away the teenagers' driver's licenses!
State representative Chuck Gatschenberger
, a Republican who represents St. Charles
counties, is pushing that idea in Jeff City
Gatschenberger has introduced House Bill 1801
, which aims to cut down on truancy.
The bill states that public schools must report the names of any student who has cut five or more days of school
to the Missouri Department of Revenue
, which in turn will revoke the student's driver's license
For how long? One month per unexcused absence
Gatschenberger, who last year proposed making the mastodon the official state prehistoric mammal
tried to outlaw Mardi Gras
) also sought to make public displays of nipples and areolas a misdemeanor
, sits on the higher education committee.
HB #1801 hasn't been farmed to a committee.