2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 662
Blind Persons' Braille Literacy Rights and Education Act; enact
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, so as to enact the "Blind Persons' Braille Literacy Rights and Education Act"; to provide definitions; to require an evaluation of a blind or visually impaired child to determine such child's need for Braille instruction; to require Braille instruction in the individualized education program of a blind or visually impaired student; to provide requirements for textbook publishers relating to Braille instructional materials; to provide license requirements relating to Braille for certain teachers; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/10/2012 - House Second Readers
Jan/09/2012 - House First Readers
Apr/14/2011 - House Hopper