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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 969
"Classrooms First for Georgia Act"; financing for basic education; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 4 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to financing for quality basic education, so as to require local school systems to spend a minimum amount of operating funds on direct classroom expenditures; to provide a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide for incremental compliance; to provide for a one-year waiver to compliance; to provide for sanctions for noncompliance; to provide for the submission of budget and expenditure information; to provide for rules and regulations; to change certain provisions relating to expenditure controls for fiscal years 2007 and 2008; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/10/2006 - House Second Readers
Jan/09/2006 - House First Readers
Jan/09/2006 - House Hopper