HB 1556 - Educational scholarships; amend provisions (21)

First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to amend numeric grade averages required for certain grants and scholarships for students graduating from high school in 2000 or thereafter; to provide criteria for eligibility and ineligibility for HOPE grants, HOPE scholarships, HOPE GED vouchers, HOPE teacher's scholarships, and PROMISE teacher's scholarships; and for other purposes.

Polak, Michael C (67th) Smyre, Calvin (136th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Porter, DuBose (143rd)
Full Text HC: USys SC: Ed
F/R: 02/05/98 L/A: 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
Code Sections Amended: 20
House Action Senate
2/5/98 Read 1st Time 3/6/98
2/6/98* Read 2nd Time 3/13/98
2/12/98 Favorably Reported 3/13/98
3/6/98 Read 3rd Time 3/16/98
3/6/98 Passed/Adopted 3/16/98
4/1/98 Sent to Governor
4/6/98 Signed by Governor
799 Act/Veto Number
7/1/98 Effective Date

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 20-2-157, 20-3-519, 20-3-519.1, 20-3-519.2, 20-3-519.3, 20-3-519.4, 20-2-519.5, 20-3-519.6, 20-3-519.7, 20-3-519.8, 20-3-519.9, 20-3-519.10 20-3-519.11


Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/28/98

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