2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1156
Georgia's Board of Higher Education and the Higher Education System of Georgia; create
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to create Georgia´s Board of Higher Education and the Higher Education System of Georgia; to provide that the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia shall be replaced by the Board of Higher Education of the Higher Education System of Georgia; to provide for the transfer of vocational, technical, and adult education to the Board of Higher Education; to abolish the State Board of Technical and Adult Education and the Department of Technical and Adult Education and vest their responsibilities in the Board of Higher Education; to provide for a chief education officer of the Higher Education System; to remove the office of the chancellor with the board of regents and replace the position with the chief education officer; to provide for related matters; to provide a contingent effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/12/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/11/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/08/2008 - House Hopper