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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 840
Nonpublic postsecondary educational institutions; biennial review of institutions rather than programs; provide
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1A of Article 7 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to nonpublic postsecondary educational institutions, so as to provide for biennial review of institutions rather than programs; to provide for awards of costs and reasonable attorney's fees in favor of the commission; to provide for alternative review of renewal applications by institutions in good standing with recognized accrediting agencies; to provide for filing a surety bond in the event of a change of ownership of an institution; to provide for the remittal of surety bonds; to provide for assessment of investigation costs incurred by the commission; to provide for related matters; to provide for conforming changes; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/09/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/31/2020 - House Second Readers
Jan/30/2020 - House First Readers
Jan/29/2020 - House Hopper
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