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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 535
Local Boards of Education; require school systems to attain/maintain accreditation; definition; removal of members; provide for procedures
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to local boards of education, so as to require local school systems to attain and maintain accreditation; to provide for a definition for the term "accreditation"; to provide for the removal of all members of a local board of education of a school system which fails to attain or maintain accreditation; to provide for procedures; to provide for the filling of vacancies; to provide for election of subsequent members; to provide for powers, duties, and authority of the State Board of Education; to provide for applicability of the foregoing with respect to certain local laws and local constitutional amendments; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/28/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/18/2008 - House Second Readers
Mar/12/2008 - House First Readers
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Third Read
Mar/06/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/05/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/29/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/28/2008 - Senate Hopper
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Vote #706Yea(43)Nay(3)NV(9)
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