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House Education Committee
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2019-2020 Regular Session
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HB 1Senator Eric Johnson Scholarship Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported
HB 12Quality Basic Education Act; post sign containing telephone number to receive reports of child abuse; require every public school
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/02/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 32Education; duties of the Chief Turnaround Officer; revise and clarify certain provisions
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 40Education; local school systems to conduct certain screenings for dyslexia; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 53Education; freedom of religious speech for students and faculty members in public schools; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 59Education; military students enroll in public school based on official military orders prior to physically establishing residency; allow
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Apr/23/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 68Education; prohibit certain entities from being student scholarship organizations
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/02/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 69Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program; qualifications; revise prior year school requirement
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 78Jeremy Nelson and Nick Blakely Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 83Quality Basic Education Act; recess for students in kindergarten and grades one through five; provide
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/10/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HB 86Education; complaints policy for teachers and other school personnel; provisions
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Jun/30/2020 - House Sent to Governor
HB 87Equal Opportunity for Access in Education Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/05/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 130State Board of Education; authorize the Georgia Foundation for Public Education to establish a nonprofit corporation to qualify as a public foundation; authorize
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/02/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 169Education; course of study in financial education for students in kindergarten through 12; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/08/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 179Education; school climate rating does not include discipline data; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 181Charter Schools Act of 1998; initial term or any renewal term of a charter school shall be for no more than three years; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 206Charter Schools Act of 1998; certain accountability requirements; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 263Quality 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/14/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 369Education; development of an educational fact sheet that provides information concerning the use and misuse of opioid drugs in the event that a student-athlete or cheerleader is prescribed an opiod for a sport-related injury; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/21/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 389Education; excused absences for voting in state-wide elections; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 414Education; mandatory kindergarten for all children prior to entering into first grade; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 421Education; school year shall not begin prior to the second full week in August; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 444Dual Enrollment Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: H ED
 Status: Apr/28/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 464Education; local boards of education to have a public comment period at every meeting; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 476Education; child entertainer students performing during one or more school days shall not be counted absent from school; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/12/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 496Education; course of study in personal financial literacy and money management in middle school and in high school; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/28/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 513Education; local school system from leasing or selling a public school to a private entity unless such public school has been in existence for at least 15 years; prohibit
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 515Education; certain state departments and agencies to provide recommended school construction designs and measures that advance school safety; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 519State Board of Education; retain an independent third party to evaluate the Quality Basic Education Formula and its program components; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 526Charter Schools Act of 1998; training for governing board members of nonprofit organizations; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 527Quality Basic Education Formula; change program weights for funding purposes
 HC:  EdSC: FIN
 Status: May/02/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 558Education; charter schools with state-wide attendance zones are considered to have state-wide jurisdiction for certain purposes; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/07/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 741Education; master teacher in each turnaround school; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 755Charter schools; local boards of education shall provide itemized allotment sheets for the upcoming fiscal year by July 1 of each year; provide
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Jun/29/2020 - House Sent to Governor
HB 764Education; unused facilities owned by the state shall be made available for use by charter schools; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/16/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 783Education; raise the age of mandatory education for children from 16 to 17
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 843Quality Basic Education Act; recess for students in kindergarten and grades one through five; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/31/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 845Elementary and secondary education; additional compensation for teachers with special education certification under certain conditions; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/31/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 855State Board of Education; determine eligibility criteria for foster care students to receive special education and related services; provisions
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Jun/30/2020 - House Sent to Governor
HB 880Unlocking the Promise Community Schools Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/05/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 892Education, Department of; revise the model policy regarding bullying; direct
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 908Education; local school systems to post required information, including relevant dates and deadlines, in a prominent location on its website; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 940Education; mandatory pre-kindergarten and kindergarten for all children prior to entering into first grade; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/20/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 957Education; certain charter school employees shall be included in the health insurance fund for public school teachers; provide
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Jun/29/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1001Dunson, Hatcher, and Wells Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1026Education; number of REACH scholars to be designated by participating school systems; revise
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: Jun/16/2020 - Senate Withdrawn & Recommitted
HB 1055Equal Opportunity for Access in Education Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/09/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 1059Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act; prior school year requirement; revise
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/02/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1065Education; teacher who has accepted a certain number of consecutive school year contracts and who receives certain annual performance ratings shall be offered the opportunity to request a new evaluator for the following school year; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/02/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1091Education; all students attending secondary schools that receive state funds to complete and pass a separate semester course focused solely on economics and personal finance; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/05/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1095Quality Basic Education Act; teacher who receives in two consecutive school years any combination of two unsatisfactory, ineffective, or needs development annual summative performance evaluations shall not be eligible for a renewable certificate; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/05/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1106Unlocking the Promise Whole Child Model Schools Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/12/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported
HB 1168Education; Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jun/15/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1237Education; Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution; provide
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jun/22/2020 - House Second Readers
HR 52Education; all schools, local educational agencies and state educational agency to recognize that dyslexia has a profound educational impact that must be addressed; encourage
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/25/2019 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 367Georgia school districts; have an emergency medical technician (EMT) present during all full-contact sporting events; urge
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/27/2019 - House Second Readers
HR 531Local legislation; authorize the election of school superintendents for local school systems; provide - CA
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/21/2019 - House Second Readers
HR 791Georgia High School Association; perform a thorough assessment of its operations and practices; encourage
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2020 - House Second Readers
HR 1249House Study Committee on Increasing Access to Pre-K and After-School Programs; create
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2020 - House Second Readers
HR 1367Local boards of education; ensure that each of its schools has an operational wheelchair onsite at all times; urge
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/05/2020 - House Second Readers
HR 1434Georgia Department of Education; consider whether any course credit, recognition or other benefit may be conferred upon students who have foreign travel experience involving substantial and instructive exposure to a foreign country; urge
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Mar/12/2020 - House Second Readers
HR 1475Georgia High School Association; perform a thorough assessment of its operations and practices; encourage
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jun/15/2020 - House Second Readers
SB 15"Keeping Georgia's Schools Safe Act"
 SC: PUB SAFHC:  Ed
 Status: May/10/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
SB 48Dyslexia; identification of and support for students in pre-kindergarten through second grade; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: May/02/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 60"Jeremy Nelson and Nick Blakely Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act"
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: May/02/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 68Local School Systems; financial management; strengthen provisions
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Jun/29/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 83Quality Basic Education; elective courses in History and Literature of the Old and New Testament Eras; provisions; revise
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: May/06/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 102"Unlocking the Promise Community Schools Act"; enact
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Jun/15/2020 - House Second Readers
SB 108Competencies and Core Curriculum; computer science in middle school and high school; require
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: May/02/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 163"Tim Tebow Act" or "Equal Opportunity for Access in Education Act"
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/11/2019 - House Second Readers
SB 219Education; general educational development (GED) diploma; correctly answer 60 percent questions on the US Citizenship Civics Test; require
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/11/2019 - House Second Readers
SB 367Effectiveness of Educational Programs; number of student assessments; reduce; when assessments must be administered; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Jun/29/2020 - Senate Sent to Governor
SB 386Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act; prior school year requirement; revise
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/13/2020 - House Second Readers
SB 387State-wide School Lunch Program; State Board of Education to promulgate rules and regulations; authorize; course of instruction; preparation of food
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/13/2020 - House Second Readers
SB 416Office of College and Career Transitions; change the name to Office of College and Career Academies
 SC: H EDHC:  Ed
 Status: Jun/29/2020 - Senate Sent to Governor
SB 423"Max Gruver Act"; expanded definition of hazing; provide; enact
 SC: JUDYHC:  Ed
 Status: Jun/15/2020 - House Second Readers
SB 430"Quality Basic Education Act"; home study students and private school students to take courses at a college and career academy; authorize
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Jun/29/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 431Annual Performance Evaluation; definition of "on-time graduation rate"; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Jun/25/2020 - Senate Sent to Governor
SB 447Work Based Learning Programs; definitions regarding work based learning and related positions and programs; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/13/2020 - House Second Readers
SB 466"Quality Basic Education Act"; employment; needs improvement rating; group of performance evaluation ratings; remove
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/13/2020 - House Second Readers
SR 833Joint Study Committee on Preparing Our Future Workforce; create
 SC: RULESHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/13/2020 - House Second Readers