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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 740
Education; local school system to conduct certain screenings, assessments, and reviews prior to expelling a student; require
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Subpart 1A of Part 2 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to improved student learning environment and discipline in elementary and secondary education, so as to require local school systems to conduct certain screenings, assessments, and reviews prior to expelling or assigning a student in kindergarten through third grade to out-of-school suspension for five or more consecutive or cumulative days during a school year; to provide exceptions; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2018 - Effective Date
May/08/2018 - Act 450
May/08/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2018 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2018 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/21/2018 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/21/2018 - Senate Third Read
Mar/15/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/14/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/15/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/14/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/14/2018 - House Third Readers
Feb/08/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/29/2018 - House Second Readers
Jan/25/2018 - House First Readers
Jan/24/2018 - House Hopper
Mar/29/2018 - House Vote #814Yea(167)Nay(3)NV(7)
Mar/21/2018 - Senate Vote #648Yea(47)Nay(5)NV(1)
Feb/14/2018 - House Vote #503Yea(157)Nay(13)NV(4)
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