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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 844
Georgia Commission on Hearing Impaired and Deaf Persons; revise provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 30 of the O.C.G.A., relating to handicapped persons generally, so as to revise provisions relating to the Georgia Commission on Hearing Impaired and Deaf Persons; to provide for definitions; to expand the membership of the commission; to establish a task force; to require use of existing assessments; to monitor individual children's language and literacy progress; to develop a state-wide coordinated longitudinal data management system for all children who are deaf or hard of hearing; to require information sharing and collaboration among state agencies; to provide integrated and seamless services from birth through literacy; to require public reporting mechanisms; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/08/2018 - Effective Date
May/08/2018 - Act 462
May/08/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/03/2018 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/15/2018 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/15/2018 - Senate Third Read
Mar/12/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/09/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/01/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/28/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/28/2018 - House Third Readers
Feb/23/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/14/2018 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/08/2018 - House Second Readers
Feb/07/2018 - House First Readers
Feb/06/2018 - House Hopper
2/14/2018 Withdrawn from Health and Human Services and recommitted to Education; 2/28/2018 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/15/2018 - Senate Vote #620Yea(49)Nay(0)NV(2)
Feb/28/2018 - House Vote #607Yea(171)Nay(1)NV(6)
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