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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 91
Education; eliminate Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for graduation; provisions
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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 the elementary and secondary education, so as to eliminate the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for purposes of graduation; to provide procedures for former students who did not pass one or more portions of the Georgia High School Graduation Test to petition to obtain a high school diploma; to provide for notice of such petition option; to provide for changes for purposes of conformity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/30/2015 - Effective Date
Mar/30/2015 - Act 14
Mar/30/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/30/2015 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/25/2015 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/25/2015 - Senate Third Read
Mar/09/2015 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/05/2015 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/17/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/12/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/12/2015 - House Third Readers
Feb/09/2015 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/28/2015 - House Second Readers
Jan/27/2015 - House First Readers
Jan/26/2015 - House Hopper
Mar/25/2015 - Senate Vote #205Yea(50)Nay(3)NV(2)
Feb/12/2015 - House Vote #32Yea(172)Nay(0)NV(3)
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