Georgia House of Representatives
HB1115 - Cts; students req/attend jud proceedings; conduct of educator

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Golden, Tim Bates, Kermit Shaw, Jay
Reaves, Henry L
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F/R: 01/10/96 L/A: 03/12/96 S - Read 2nd Time (S-Sub )
Titles Amended: 15/ 20
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First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Code Section 15-1-4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the extent of the contempt power of courts, so as to provide that certain unlawful actions of educators as described in this Act shall constitute contempt of court; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 1 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions applicable to education, so as to provide that it shall be unlawful for any educator to discipline, punish, penalize, or take any adverse action against a student because the student is absent from class or otherwise unable to meet the requirements of the course of study as a result of the student being required to attend a judicial proceeding in response to a subpoena, summons for jury duty, or other court order or process which requires the attendance of the student at the judicial proceeding; and for other purposes.

Actions Taken

               HOUSE                          SENATE
              1/10/96  Read 1st Time         3/6/96         
              1/11/96  Read 2nd Time         3/12/96        
              1/26/96  Favorably Reported    3/8/96         
              Sub      Committee Amend/Sub   Sub            
              1/23/96  Recommitted                          
              3/5/96   Read 3rd Time                        
              3/5/96   Passed/Adopted                       
              CS       Comm/Floor Amend/Sub                 
Withdrawn and Recommitted                                   

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 15-1-4, 20-1-9

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