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2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 254
Whistleblowers' Protection Act for Public School Employees; prohibit retaliatory action
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to enact the "Whistleblowers´ Protection Act for Public School Employees;" to provide a short title and definitions; to prohibit retaliatory actions against any public school employee for disclosure, providing information to a public body concerning, objection to or refusal to participate in any activity, policy, or practice that the employee reasonably believes in violation of a law, rule, regulation, ordinance, or policy or that the employee reasonably believes poses a risk to public health, safety, or the environment; to provide for civil actions and remedies; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/01/2004 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/25/2003 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Apr/11/2003 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Apr/08/2003 - House Second Readers
Apr/07/2003 - House First Readers
Mar/28/2003 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/28/2003 - Senate Third Read
Mar/27/2003 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/26/2003 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/06/2003 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/05/2003 - Senate Hopper
4/11/03 Favorably Reported in House
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