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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 413
Compulsory School Attendance Law; exemptions; provide local board of education policies; minimum annual attendance; change provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Subpart 2 of Part 1 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, the compulsory school attendance law, so as to change certain provisions relating to mandatory education for children between ages six and 16; to provide that an unemancipated minor older than the age of mandatory attendance may not withdraw from enrollment in school without the permission of his or her parent or guardian; to require parent or guardian approval; to provide for a conference with the principal; to provide for local board of education policies; to change certain provisions relating to the minimum annual attendance required; to change certain provisions relating to exemptions from compulsory attendance; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/05/2006 - Effective Date
May/05/2006 - Act 819
May/05/2006 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/13/2006 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/30/2006 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/28/2006 - House Conference Committee Appointed 97th, 98th, 17th
Mar/28/2006 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 56th, 50th, 13th
Mar/28/2006 - House Insisted
Mar/27/2006 - Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/24/2006 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/24/2006 - House Third Readers
Mar/22/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/02/2006 - House Second Readers
Mar/01/2006 - House First Readers
Feb/28/2006 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/28/2006 - Senate Third Read
Feb/23/2006 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/22/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/12/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/11/2006 - Senate Hopper
3/28/06 Senate Conferees: 56, 50, 13
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Vote #1195Yea(52)Nay(1)NV(1)
Mar/30/2006 - House Vote #1136Yea(155)Nay(0)NV(22)
Mar/24/2006 - House Vote #991Yea(141)Nay(0)NV(30)
Feb/28/2006 - Senate Vote #713Yea(42)Nay(9)NV(1)
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