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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 881
Georgia Charter Schools Commission; establish
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to provide for legislative findings and intent; to establish the Georgia Charter Schools Commission; to provide for its powers and duties; to provide for chartering authority for commission charter schools; to provide for approval of cosponsors; to provide for cosponsor agreements; to provide for revocation of approval of cosponsors; to provide for application and review; to provide for applications of existing charter schools; to provide for application of the general laws; to provide for access to information; to provide for an annual report; to provide for duties, powers, and authority of the State Board of Education with respect to the foregoing; to provide for duties of the sponsor; to provide for appeal; to provide for debts of charter schools; to provide for findings; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2008 - Effective Date
May/13/2008 - Act 571
May/13/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/15/2008 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/04/2008 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Third Read
Mar/19/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/18/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/01/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/31/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Jan/31/2008 - House Third Readers
Jan/29/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/14/2008 - House Second Readers
Apr/20/2007 - House First Readers
Apr/20/2007 - House Hopper
4/4/2008 House agrees to Senate Substitute as House amended; 4/4/2008 Senate Agrees to House Amendment to Senate Substitute
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Vote #1053Yea(30)Nay(21)NV(2)
Apr/04/2008 - House Vote #1090Yea(114)Nay(40)NV(20)
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Vote #922Yea(29)Nay(18)NV(4)
Jan/31/2008 - House Vote #521Yea(119)Nay(48)NV(8)
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