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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 291
Student Discipline Procedures, Penalties; violent acts; unruly behavior on school bus; reward reporting weapons on school property
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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 change procedures and penalties in disciplinary hearings when a student has allegedly committed an act of physical violence against a teacher or other school official or employee; to provide a definition; to change the penalty; to provide for written complaints and disciplinary hearings by the local board of education; to provide for notice and other rights of the parties; to provide for record of the hearing; to provide for a decision of the local board; to provide for appeal; to provide for decision of the state board; to change other provisions to conform to this Act; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2002 - Effective Date
May/16/2002 - Act 983
May/16/2002 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/25/2002 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/12/2002 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Apr/12/2002 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Apr/03/2002 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed #2 12th, 25th, 52nd
Feb/19/2002 - House Conference Committee Appointed 22nd, 143rd, 166th
Feb/14/2002 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 52nd, 3rd, 25th
Feb/12/2002 - House Insisted
Mar/21/2001 - Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/21/2001 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/21/2001 - House Third Readers
Mar/19/2001 - House Postponed
Mar/14/2001 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/12/2001 - House Second Readers
Mar/08/2001 - House First Readers
Mar/07/2001 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/07/2001 - Senate Third Read
Mar/06/2001 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/05/2001 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported As Amended
Mar/02/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/01/2001 - Senate Hopper
3/19/01 Postponed until 3/21/01 in House; 4/03/02 Senate discharged conferees and appointed new conferees
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