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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 1013
"Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act"; enact
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HC: EducationSC:
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 extensively revise the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program; to revise definitions; to require a signed agreement by parents; to extend the uses for which scholarship funds may be used; to revise requirements for eligibility and participation; to transfer administration of the scholarship program from the Department of Education to the Office of Student Achievement; to revise provisions relating to scholarship funds; to revise the components of an annual report on the program; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/17/2016 - House Second Readers
Feb/16/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/11/2016 - House Hopper