GA HB517 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 8 2021 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-03-31 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2A of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to student scholarship organizations, so as to provide for the inclusion of earned interest in the calculation of minimum revenue obligations for scholarships and tuition grants; to require that student scholarship organization audits are conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards; to amend Code Section 48-7-29.16, relating to qualified education tax credits, so as to increase the limit available to individuals, heads of household, married couples filing joint returns, and individuals who are members of certain limited liability companies, shareholders of Subchapter "S" corporations, or partners in a partnership; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Education; calculation of minimum revenue obligations for scholarships and tuition grants; provide for the inclusion of earned interest


Roll Calls

2021-03-31 - Senate - Passage By Substitute: Senate Vote #387 (Y: 30 N: 18 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-03-29 - Senate - Motion To Engross: Hb 32, Hb 282, Hb 317, Hb 477, Hb 517, & Hb 587: Senate Vote #298 (Y: 36 N: 16 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-03-08 - House - Passage: House Vote #206 (Y: 98 N: 71 NV: 6 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2021-03-31SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-03-31SenateSenate Third Read
2021-03-31SenateSenate Taken from Table
2021-03-29SenateSenate Tabled
2021-03-29SenateSenate Engrossed
2021-03-25SenateSenate Read Second Time
2021-03-25SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-03-09SenateSenate Read and Referred
2021-03-08HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-03-08HouseHouse Third Readers
2021-03-03HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-02-22HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-02-18HouseHouse First Readers
2021-02-17HouseHouse Hopper

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