2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 654
Locally Initiated Funding for Educational-Choice (LIFE) Act; enact
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to provide for the establishment of grant programs by local school systems; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to authorize local boards of education to make available to its students grants to attend participating schools; to provide for the amount of the grants and the method of providing payments; to provide for student eligibility; to provide for eligibility requirements for participating schools; to provide for administration and reporting; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/09/2012 - House Second Readers
Apr/14/2011 - House First Readers
Apr/12/2011 - House Hopper