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2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 309
Education; high school that receive state funding cannot participate in athletic association which prohibits religious expression on clothing of student athletes
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 14 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to certain programs and activities under the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to provide that high schools that receive state funding cannot participate in an athletic association which prohibits religious expression on the clothing of student athletes; to provide that high schools that receive state funding cannot participate in an athletic association which prohibits member schools from organizing and playing scrimmage matches, games, or other athletic competitions with nonmember schools; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2016 - Effective Date
May/03/2016 - Act 522
May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Mar/29/2016 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/10/2016 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/10/2016 - House Third Readers
Mar/02/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/22/2016 - House Second Readers
Feb/19/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/18/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/18/2016 - Senate Third Read
Feb/16/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/11/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/01/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/28/2016 - Senate Hopper
Votes
Mar/10/2016 - House Vote #725Yea(123)Nay(34)NV(13)
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Feb/18/2016 - Senate Vote #464Yea(39)Nay(16)NV(1)
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