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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 859
State Board of Education; Governor's authority upon a recommendation; revise provisions
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HC: EducationSC:
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-73 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to suspension and removal of local school board members under certain circumstances, so as to revise provisions relating to the Governor's authority upon a recommendation by the State Board of Education; to provide that hearings conducted by the State Board of Education be open for public comment; to authorize the Governor to impose additional requirements on local school systems or schools which do not have full accreditation; to provide for submission of this Act for preclearance under the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/02/2012 - House Second Readers
Feb/01/2012 - House First Readers
Jan/31/2012 - House Hopper