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House Education Committee
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2017-2018 Regular Session
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HB 16Elementary and secondary education; bullying; revise provisions
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/07/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 23Charter schools; certain accountability requirements; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/11/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 24Quality Basic Education Act; program of incentive pay for certain teachers; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/11/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 28Elementary and secondary education; test for lead contamination in drinking water in public and private schools; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/11/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 29Local boards of education; seek accreditation by an accrediting entity where records are not open for inspection; prohibit
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/11/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 77Elementary and secondary education; training materials in mental health; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/25/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 114Move on When Ready Act; prohibit school systems from excluding students in dual credit courses from valedictorian or salutatorian determinations
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Jan/08/2018 - Senate Recommitted
HB 139Education; provide transparency of financial information of local school systems and schools; provisions
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Apr/27/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 148Educating Children of Military Families Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Jan/08/2018 - Senate Recommitted
HB 170Student Online Personal Information Protection Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/01/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 178Quality Basic Education Act; funding for school counselors for military students; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/01/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 198Elementary and secondary education; influenza vaccine; provide information
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Apr/27/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 200Local boards of education; adopt policies authorizing students to carry and self-administer sunscreen; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 223Georgia Driver's Education Commission; teenage drivers are equipped for driving on public roads; ensure
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/07/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 224Quality Basic Education Act; military student may attend any school in local system; provide
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Apr/27/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 246Elementary and secondary education; annual fitness assessment program; repeal sunset provision
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Jan/08/2018 - Senate Recommitted
HB 273Quality Basic Education Act; daily recess for students in kindergarten and grades one through five; provide
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Mar/29/2018 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
HB 297Child Safety and Emergency Preparedness Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 311Education; calculation of equalization grants; revise certain provisions
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/14/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 338Education; system of supports and assistance for low-performing schools in the greatest need; provisions
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Apr/27/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 411Blue Star Family Scholarship Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/21/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 415Education; designation of nonprofit organization to govern high school athletics; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 423Charter schools; unused facilities available to state charter schools; provide use
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 425Elementary and secondary education; administration of standardized assessments in paper-and-pencil format upon parental request; provide
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/09/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HB 430Governor's Education Reform Commission; charter schools; implement recommendations
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Apr/27/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 437Agricultural Education Advisory Commission; recreate
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Apr/27/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 463Early Care and Learning, Department of; establish nonprofit corporation to qualify as a public foundation; authorize
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Mar/24/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 494Early care and learning; safety of children in early care and education programs; revise certain provisions
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/08/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 500Local boards of education; member holding office in violation of nepotism law; provide for vacancy
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/28/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 625Education; local boards of education have public comment period at every meeting; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - House Second Readers
HB 628Elementary and secondary education; performance ratings contained in personnel evaluations are subject to complaint; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/08/2018 - House Second Readers
HB 655Quality Basic Education Act; post sign containing telephone number to receive reports of child abuse; require every public school
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Mar/15/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
HB 667Quality Basic Education Act; local boards of education cannot participate in an athletic association; provisions
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/11/2018 - House Second Readers
HB 718Education; certain absences of students with parents in service of the armed forces of the United States; excuse
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/03/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 722Move on When Ready Act; definition of eligible postsecondary institution; revise
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/06/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported
HB 739Tracy Rainey Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/07/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 740Education; local school system to conduct certain screenings, assessments, and reviews prior to expelling a student; require
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/08/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 743Jeremy Nelson and Nick Blakely Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Mar/27/2018 - Senate Tabled
HB 759Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program; prior school year requirement; revise
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Mar/21/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
HB 762Quality Basic Education Act; sexual abuse and assault awareness education in kindergarten through grade 9; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/15/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 763Education; student attendance protocol committees to school climate; expand
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/08/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 781Sales and use tax; comprehensive revision of tax for educational purposes; provisions
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 787Education; certain provisions relative to charter schools; revise
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/07/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 788Quality Basic Education Act; parent or guardian may enroll student using the address of an individual residing in the attendance zone; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/05/2018 - House Second Readers
HB 801Georgia Individualized Education Account Act; revise
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/05/2018 - House Second Readers
HB 844Georgia Commission on Hearing Impaired and Deaf Persons; revise provisions
 HC:  EdSC: H&HS
 Status: May/08/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 852Quality Basic Education Act; student's continued enrollment in a public school under certain circumstances; provide
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/07/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 853Quality Basic Education Act; children placed in psychiatric residential treatment facilities may not be charged tuition; provide
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/03/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 874Education; fair and timely notice when any process is initiated which could lead to the closure of a charter school; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/12/2018 - House Second Readers
HB 894Education; charter schools; revise certain provisions
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/13/2018 - House Second Readers
HB 905Equal Opportunity for Access in Education Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/14/2018 - House Second Readers
HB 908Education; certain individuals over 20 years old may be eligible to enroll in a state charter school; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 926Education; each local school system to submit certain information relating to student health; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/15/2018 - House Second Readers
HB 932Education; age of mandatory education from 16 to 17; raise
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/20/2018 - House Second Readers
HB 936Education; school year shall not begin prior to the third week in August; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/20/2018 - House Second Readers
HB 963Quality Basic Education Act; annual development of promoted list of industry credentials that meet certain high-demand criteria; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 971Education; home study and private school students to take PSAT and advanced placement exams through local school system under certain conditions; allow
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HR 319Boards of education; impose, levy and collect a 1 percent sales and use tax for maintenance and operation expenses of local school system; authorize - CA
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2017 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HR 354Georgia Department of Education; develop and provide a list of training materials to increase awareness of mental health issues and disabilities; urge
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/15/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported
HR 405State Board of Education; election of members; provide - CA
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HR 461United States Department of Education; additional funding for education; request
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/03/2017 - House Second Readers
HR 686House Study Committee on Equitable Local Education Funding; create
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 702House Study Committee on the Criteria Used to Assess Schools and School Systems; create
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - House Second Readers
HR 898Joint Study Committee on the Establishment of a State Accreditation Process; create
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/08/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
HR 992Local sales and use tax; use for educational purposes of a school system; authorize - CA
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HR 1017State and local educational agencies and schools; dyslexia has a profound educational impact that must be addressed; recognize
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/09/2018 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 1036State of Georgia; fund public awareness campaign in support of computer science education; urge
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/29/2018 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 1162House Study Committee on the Establishment of a State Accreditation Process; create
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/09/2018 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 1320House Study Committee on the Georgia Public Schools Calendar; create
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/28/2018 - House Second Readers
HR 1467Special purpose local option sales and use tax; use for school security purposes; authorize - CA
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/12/2018 - House Second Readers
SB 3"Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act"; enact
 SC: ED&THC:  Ed
 Status: May/08/2018 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 30Sustainable Community School Operational Grants; definitions; planning and implementation grants; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
SB 139Focused Programs of Study; pathway in leadership; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/21/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SB 152Education; policy of the state; students who are subject to compulsory attendance; not assigned to alternative education program more than two semesters; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - House Lost Reconsidered Bill/Resolution
SB 211Student Assessments;consideration of local reading programs; research based formative assessments; summative component; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Apr/27/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 330"Green Agricultural Education Act"; three-component model; provide
 SC: AG&CAHC:  Ed
 Status: Apr/27/2018 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 362Education; establishment of an innovative assessment pilot program; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: May/08/2018 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 401Individual Graduation Plans; guidance in career oriented aptitudes and career interests; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: May/08/2018 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SR 192General Assembly; election of local school superintendents; local boards of education by grand juries as alternative to appointment; authorize -CA
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/16/2017 - House Committee Unfavorably Reported