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2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 501
Education; repeal article relating to Georgia Charter Schools Commission; establish Georgia Charter Schools Advisory Commission; membership
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to repeal an article relating to the Georgia Charter Schools Commission; to establish the Georgia Charter Schools Advisory Commission; to provide for its membership, duties, and powers; to eliminate the Charter Advisory Committee; to require charter petitioners to concurrently submit a charter petition to the Georgia Charter Schools Advisory Commission; to authorize the State Board of Education to grant exclusive local charter school authority to a local board of education; to provide for conforming changes; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/05/2012 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/29/2012 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/28/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/27/2012 - Senate Hopper
3/07/2012 Dropped to foot of Rules Calendar in Senate
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