2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 958
Education; eliminate local five mill share funds; allocation of 1% sales tax
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 eliminate the requirement of local five mill share funds and to delete references to local five mill share funds; to change provisions relating to tuition for nonresident students, midterm adjustments, equalization grants, calculation of state funds to be allotted to local school systems, the school lunch program, grants for projects to approve effectiveness, grants for electronic technology, reassignment of students, definitions relative to charter schools, and funding for charter schools; to provide for annual allocation to local school systems of an amount equal to the proceeds for the preceding year from the 1 percent state-wide sales and use tax for education; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date and applicability; to provide for automatic repeal in certain circumstances; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/12/2006 - House Second Readers
Jan/11/2006 - House First Readers
Dec/15/2005 - House Prefiled