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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 959
Education; K-12; update and clarify certain provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to update and clarify certain provisions relating to K-12 education; to revise a provision relating to conflicts of interest of local board of education members; to provide that students who earn certain grades in dual enrollment courses in core subjects are exempt from taking end-of-course assessments for such courses; to authorize the sharing of data for certain program evaluation purposes; to provide for an annual review of tuition for the Georgia Virtual School; to eliminate a restriction on the Office of Student Achievement's authority to establish a nonprofit corporation; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/03/2016 - Veto V11
May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/24/2016 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/15/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/15/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/29/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/26/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/26/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/17/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/11/2016 - House Second Readers
Feb/10/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/09/2016 - House Hopper
02/26/2016 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/24/2016 - House Vote #853Yea(159)Nay(1)NV(11)
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Vote #665Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(3)
Feb/26/2016 - House Vote #629Yea(157)Nay(0)NV(6)
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