Georgia Senate
Senate Education (Ed) Committee
Legislation Assigned to the Committee
HB 180 Schools; certain students; provide scholastic information (3)
Hecht, Greg K (97th) Lee, William J (94th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/22/97 Signed by Governor
HB 214 Schools; instruction; correct use and display of U.S. flag (2)
Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd)
Poag, Judy N (6th) Heckstall, Joe (55th) Sims, Chuck (167th)
HC: D&VA SC: Ed 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 244 Educational grants; lengthen school year (2)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor
HB 299 Teachers & school personnel; cert change of emp; transfer leave (2)
Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 353 Charter Schools Act of 1997; enact (13)
Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th)
Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Trense, Sharon (44th) Culbreth, Ronnie (132nd)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 383 Education; litigation involving child; define certain term (6)
Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/24/97 Vetoed by Governor
HB 393 Education; State Board develop character curriculum (2)
Epps, Carl Von (131st) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Porter, DuBose (143rd)
Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd) Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Stanley, Lanett (50th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 409 QBE; authorized curriculum; include driver's education (5)
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) O'Neal, Earl L (75th)
Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd) Parham, Bobby E (122nd)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 420 Professional Practices Commission; amend provisions (5)
O'Neal, Earl L (75th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/29/97 Signed by Governor

HB 884 Education loans; failure to pay; deny cert occup licenses (12)
Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Polak, Michael C (67th)
HC: Ind SC: Ed 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 939 Lottery proceeds; grants; certain DCYS schools
Lucas, David E (124th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 03/17/97 S - Read 1st Time
HB 1183 Education; child in state custody; attorneys' fees
Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1185 J Wm Fulbright Educational Exchange Program; provisions
Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Porter, DuBose (143rd) Walker, Larry (141st)
Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Connell, Jack (115th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1201 Board of Regents; certain works of art; authorize sale or transfer
McBee, Louise (88th) Smyre, Calvin (136th) Hudgens, Ralph T (24th)
Heard, Keith G (89th) Stancil, Frank E (91st)
HC: USys SC: Ed 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1220 Prof Standards Commission; cert personnel; salary schedules
Trense, Sharon (44th) Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 03/02/98 S - Read 1st Time (CA )
HB 1273 Public schools; retirees; insurance coverage
Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th) Porter, DuBose (143rd) McBee, Louise (88th)
Cummings, Bill (27th) Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1550 Loc govt; school construction; transfer of property to bds of ed
Teper, Doug (61st) Porter, DuBose (143rd) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th)
Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Royal, A. Richard (164th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1556 Educational scholarships; amend provisions
Polak, Michael C (67th) Smyre, Calvin (136th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Porter, DuBose (143rd)
HC: USys SC: Ed 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1654 Schools; sex education; legal consequences of parenthood
Mosley, George H (171st) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Smith, Tommy (169th)
Crews, Ronald A (78th) O'Neal, Earl L (75th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HR 362 "Civics Day"; urge designation by State Board of Education (1)
McBee, Louise (88th) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Porter, DuBose (143rd)
Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/29/97 Signed by Governor

SB 16 Education - designate Plains High Sch. official Ga. state school (2)
Hooks, George (14th) Egan, Michael J (40th) Taylor, Mark (12th)
Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/22/97 Signed by Governor
SB 21 Historic Landmarks - Bd. of Ed. policy regarding cert. facilities (7)
Brown, Robert (26th) Perdue, Sonny (18th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
SB 25 State School Supt. - repeal cert. qualification provisions (1)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Egan, Michael J (40th) Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 29 Pub. School Sys. Personnel - prohibit cert. salary decreases
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th) Taylor, Mark (12th) Hooks, George (14th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 40 Libraries - policies on restric. of cert. harmful material to minors
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Glanton, Pam (34th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 41 Education - course in home eco- nomics on parenting
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FS/FA )
SB 50 Office of School Readiness - programs during nonschool hours (2)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Hooks, George (14th) Harbison, Ed (15th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 05/05/97 Signed by Governor
SB 51 Education - prohibit teaching of Ebonics
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 60 QBE - student/teacher ratio, grades kindergarten - 2
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 70 Charter Schools Act of 1997 - enact
Land, Clay (16th) Scott, David (36th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 02/28/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 85 Education - test-taking skills course
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 02/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time

SB 92 Student Code of Conduct - provide
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th) Taylor, Mark (12th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FS/FA )
SB 97 Education - additional grant program for at-risk students
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 106 Mandatory School Attend. - increase to age 18
Taylor, Mark (12th) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Hooks, George (14th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 129 Student Expelled - no readmission when teacher has filed objection
Price, Thomas E (56) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Land, Clay (16th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 192 QBE - local school sys. deduction from local fair share funds
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Ed HC: 02/03/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 193 QBE - method of calculating local fair share fund for local sys.
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Ed HC: 02/03/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 194 QBE - midterm adjust. for training & experience
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Ed HC: 02/03/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 236 State School Superintendent - qualifications after 2002
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Starr, Terrell (44th)
Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: Ed HC: 02/07/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 259 Tuition Assistance at Nonpublic School - pub. school students
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: Ed HC: 02/13/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 301 School Purchases - cert. energy savings exempt from spend. limits (5)
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 305 Education - local bds. required to implement uniform dress code
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: Ed HC: 02/21/97 S - Read 1st time

SB 331 QBE - delete cert. provisions on middle school qualifying for grant
Brush, B. Joseph (24) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Ed HC: 02/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 332 Remedial Education Serv. - cert. students grades 6-12 eligible
Brush, B. Joseph (24) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Ed HC: 02/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 333 Lottery for Education - limit pro- ceeds each county entitled to
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: Ed HC: 02/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 336 School Sys.Multiyear Contract With Other Sys.- exclude cert.limitation
Starr, Terrell (44th) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/28/97 H - Committed
SB 377 Education - revise method of capital outlay funding
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: Ed HC: 03/11/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 381 QBE - enact Ga. Education Local Control Act of 1997
Glanton, Pam (34th)
SC: Ed HC: 03/11/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 386 Teachers - contracts & renewal of contracts
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: Ed HC: 03/11/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 387 Public Education Sys. - provide for reform
Brush, B. Joseph (24)
SC: Ed HC: 03/13/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 404 Education - grants for jt. after- school prog., at-risk students
Middleton, Guy (50th) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 406 Schools - unlawful loitering
Guhl, Bob (45th) Starr, Terrell (44th) Price, Thomas E (56)
Crotts, Mike D (17th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 412 State Govt. - prohibit greater qualifications those home schooled
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Ralston, David (51st) Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )

SB 429 Education - reading, mathematics score, grades 3,5,8 for promotion
Langford, Steve E (29th) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Ed HC: 01/14/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 430 HOPE Scholarships - attendance, discipline standards to qualify
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Ed HC: 03/05/98 S - Read 2nd Time (Sub)
SB 445 QBE - cert. credits for approved driver ed. course
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/05/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS/FA )
SB 447 Local Bds. of Education - appt. of educational care team
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor
SB 491 Schools - Bd. of Ed. waive cert. require. on middle school grants
Clay, Charles C (37th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor
SB 499 Ga. School Workforce Preparation Program - provide
Clay, Charles C (37th) Price, Thomas E (56) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Ed HC: 01/27/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 519 Schools - close in observance of Nov. 11 as Veterans Day
Harbison, Ed (15th) Glanton, Pam (34th) Johnson, Diane H (2nd)
SC: Ed HC: 01/28/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 535 Educators - Professional Standards Commission, code of ethics
Hill, Jack (4th) Starr, Terrell (44th) Brown, Robert (26th)
Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
SB 547 Children & Teachers Right to Safe School Health Act - enact
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/30/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 565 Education - relating to student program counts
Hill, Jack (4th) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/05/98 H - Favorably Reported (CA )
SB 576 Bds. of Ed. Contracting to Oper- ate Joint Schools - requirements
Hooks, George (14th) Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: Ed HC: 02/04/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 588 Pub. Schools - driver education as prescribed course
Johnson, Diane H (2nd) James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: 02/06/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 612 Schoolhouses - building on leased state property
Burton, Joe (5th) Hill, Jack (4th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 614 Education - alternative school placement, student expulsion
Fort, Vincent D (39) Scott, David (36th) Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: Ed HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 678 QBE Program Task Force & Compre- hensive Ed.Info.Network- provisions
Hill, Jack (4th) Crotts, Mike D (17th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Ed HC: 03/12/98 S - Read 2nd Time
SR 37 Bd. of Educ. - members from cong. dist. elected by Gen. Assembly (CA)
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: Ed HC: 02/13/97 S - Read 2nd Time (Sub)
SR 76 Local School Supts. - provide for election (CA)
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 170 State School Supt. - qualifications (CA)
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Starr, Terrell (44th)
Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: Ed HC: 02/07/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 467 Blue Ribbon Study Comm. on Fund- ing of QBE - create
Middleton, Guy (50th) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Hooks, George (14th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SR 612 State School Supt. - nonpartisan election (CA)
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: Ed HC: 03/05/98 S - Read 2nd Time

Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98

y Comm. on Fund- ing of QBE - create Middleton, Guy (50th) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Hooks, George (14th) SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/20/98 Signed by Governor SR 612 State School Supt. - nonpartisan election (CA) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) SC: Ed HC: 03/05/98 S - Read 2nd Time
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98