2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 206
American Sign Language; elective/foreign language credit for any student
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to educational programs under the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to provide that American Sign Language may be accepted for elective credit or foreign language credit for any student; to amend Chapter 1 of Title 30 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to handicapped persons, so as to recognize American Sign Language as the official state language of the deaf community in Georgia; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/22/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/21/2007 - Senate Hopper