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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 739
Elementary and secondary education; process for state approved instructional materials and content is optional; provide
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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 provide that the state recommendation process for instructional materials and content is optional; to require a review and recommendation process for locally approved instructional materials and content; to provide for public review of proposed and approved instructional materials and content; to provide for the designation of a school system coordinator; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2016 - Effective Date
May/03/2016 - Act 523
May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/28/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/15/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/15/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/10/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/09/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/09/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/04/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/15/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/14/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/12/2016 - House Hopper
02/09/2016 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/15/2016 - Senate Vote #608Yea(38)Nay(8)NV(7)
Feb/09/2016 - House Vote #511Yea(165)Nay(3)NV(3)
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