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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 3
"Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act"; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to enact the "Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act"; to provide for industry credentialing for students who complete certain focused programs of study; to provide for industry credentialing in individual graduation plans; to provide for the identification of certain critical and emerging occupations; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2018 - Effective Date
May/08/2018 - Act 446
May/08/2018 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2018 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/14/2018 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/09/2018 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/30/2017 - House Conference Committee Appointed 14th, 150th, 178th
Mar/30/2017 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 37th, 50th, 40th
Mar/30/2017 - House Insisted
Mar/30/2017 - Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/28/2017 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/28/2017 - House Third Readers
Mar/24/2017 - House Postponed
Mar/22/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/22/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/21/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/17/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/17/2017 - Senate Third Read
Feb/15/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/14/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/23/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/20/2017 - Senate Hopper
3/24/2017 Postponed until 3/28/2017; 3/30/2017 Senate ruled House Substitute Non Germane and therefore disagreed with House Substitute
Mar/14/2018 - Senate Vote #607Yea(51)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/09/2018 - House Vote #687Yea(163)Nay(0)NV(3)
Mar/28/2017 - House Vote #351Yea(152)Nay(18)NV(3)
Mar/28/2017 - House Vote #350Yea(129)Nay(38)NV(6)
Feb/17/2017 - Senate Vote #64Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(1)
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