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2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 89
"Digital Classroom Act"; require instructional materials and content to be in digital or electronic format after a certain date
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 19 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to textbooks for elementary and secondary education, so as to require instructional materials and content to be in digital or electronic format after a certain date; to require local boards of education to provide wireless electronic devices for students to access instructional materials and content; to revise provisions for purposes of conformity; to provide for a short title; to provide for an effective date; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2015 - Effective Date
May/06/2015 - Act 171
May/06/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/08/2015 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/02/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/02/2015 - House Third Readers
Mar/31/2015 - House Postponed
Mar/26/2015 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/05/2015 - House Second Readers
Mar/04/2015 - House First Readers
Mar/03/2015 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/03/2015 - Senate Third Read
Feb/25/2015 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/23/2015 - Senate Recommitted
Feb/23/2015 - Senate Third Read
Feb/19/2015 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/18/2015 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/09/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/04/2015 - Senate Hopper
2/23/2015 Recommitted to the committee on Science and Technology in the Senate; 03/31/2015 Postponed until 04/02/2015; 04/02/2015 Modified Structured Rule; 4/2/2015 Senate agreed to House substitute
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Vote #392Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(3)
Apr/02/2015 - House Vote #408Yea(165)Nay(0)NV(11)
Mar/03/2015 - Senate Vote #67Yea(45)Nay(8)NV(1)
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