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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 39
Charter Systems Act; establishment of charter schools; revise/add definitions; Charter Advisory Committee
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 31 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to charter schools, so as to enact the 'Charter Systems Act'; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for the establishment of charter systems; to revise and add definitions; to provide for the establishment of the Charter Advisory Committee; to provide for requirements for petitions for charter systems; to revise certain provisions relating to the approval or denial of a charter petition; to revise certain provisions relating to the review of charters; to provide for terms and renewals of charter systems; to provide for waivers and operating requirements, control, and management for charter systems; to provide for termination of charter systems; to revise provisions for purposes of conformity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2007 - Effective Date
May/18/2007 - Act 116
May/18/2007 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
May/03/2007 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub By Substitute
Apr/20/2007 - House Immediately Transmitted to Senate
Apr/20/2007 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/20/2007 - House Third Readers
Mar/19/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/09/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/08/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/02/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/02/2007 - Senate Third Read
Feb/01/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Jan/31/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/23/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/22/2007 - Senate Hopper
4/20/2007 Immediately Transmitted to Senate; 4/20/2007 Senate agreed to House substitute
Apr/21/2007 - Senate Vote #509Yea(46)Nay(4)NV(4)
Apr/21/2007 - House Vote #476Yea(136)Nay(19)NV(20)
Feb/02/2007 - Senate Vote #33Yea(53)Nay(2)NV(0)
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