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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 494
Early care and learning; safety of children in early care and education programs; revise certain provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1A of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to early care and learning, so as to revise certain provisions relating to the safety of children in early care and education programs; to authorize hearsay in preliminary hearings regarding emergency closure of a program or the emergency placement of a monitor or monitors; to revise the definition of "crime" for purposes of background checks; to provide that background checks are not valid if an individual has been separated from employment for more than 180 consecutive days from an early care and education program; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2018 - Effective Date
May/08/2018 - Act 561
May/08/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2018 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2018 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/21/2018 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/21/2018 - Senate Third Read
Mar/15/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/14/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/01/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/28/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/28/2018 - House Third Readers
Feb/23/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/24/2017 - House Hopper
2/28/2018 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/29/2018 - House Vote #849Yea(163)Nay(0)NV(15)
Mar/21/2018 - Senate Vote #642Yea(51)Nay(0)NV(2)
Feb/28/2018 - House Vote #655Yea(170)Nay(1)NV(4)
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