Georgia Senate
SB 709 - Education Reform Act of 1996 - enact

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Taylor, Mark Ray, Walter S Hooks, George
Links / Committees / Status
Summary / Full Text SC: Ed HC: Ed
F/R: 02/09/96 L/A: 03/29/96 Signed by Governor
Titles Amended: 20/ 43
Bill List Legislation List Secretary's Page

First Reader Summary

A bill to enact the "Education Reform Act of 1996"; to amend Chapter 2 of Title 2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Agriculture, to provide that the Department of Agriculture shall carry out all functions and exercise all powers previously held by the Department of Education for school nutrition programs; to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to create a new Office of School Readiness and transfer to that office certain functions and duties previously performed by the Department of Education.

Actions Taken

               SENATE                         HOUSE 
               -------------------------------------
             2/9/96    Read 1st time          3/6/96        
             2/29/96   Favorably Reported     3/13/96       
                       Committee Amend/Sub    Sub           
             3/5/96    Read 2nd Time          3/7/96        
                       Committed              3/7/96*       
             3/6/96    Read 3rd Time          3/15/96       
             3/6/96    Passed/Adopted         3/15/96       
                       Comm/Floor Amend/Sub   CS/FA         
             3/15/96   Amend/Sub Agreed To                  
             3/19/96   Sent To Governor                     
             3/29/96   Signed by Governor                   
             601       Act/Veto Number                      
*3/7/96  Withdrawn from Agriculture & recommitted to Educati
House.                                                      

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 20-1A-1, 20-1A-2, 20-1A-3, 20-1A-4, 20-1A-5, 20-1A-6, 20-2-241, 20-2-305,20-4-14.1, 20-5-2, 20-5-3, 20-5-4,20-5-45, 20-5-47, 20-5-48, 20-5-51, 20-5-60, 43-24-2


Top of Page

Office of the Secretary of the Senate
Frank Eldridge, Jr., Secretary of the Senate
Last Updated on 01/08/97