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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 34
Children's Vision Improvement and Learning Readiness Act of 2005; enact
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HC: EducationSC:
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to student health, so as to enact the "Georgia´s Children´s Vision Improvement and Learning Readiness Act of 2005"; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for the State Board of Education to apply for federal funds to develop a state program to provide comprehensive eye examinations for children entering first grade; to require comprehensive eye examinations for all children entering first grade; to provide for the development of program eligibility criteria, a list of providers, a system of provider reimbursement, and a method for evaluation and reporting; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date contingent upon specific appropriations; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/24/2005 - House Second Readers
Jan/12/2005 - House First Readers
Dec/28/2004 - House Prefiled
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