GA HB718 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Passed on May 3 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Subpart 2 of Part 1 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to compulsory attendance, so as to excuse certain absences of students with parents in service of the armed forces of the United States, the Reserves, or the National Guard or veterans of same; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Education; certain absences of students with parents in service of the armed forces of the United States; excuse


Roll Calls

2018-03-21 - Senate - Senate Vote #646 (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2018-02-28 - House - House Vote #632 (Y: 171 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2018-07-01 Effective Date
2018-05-03 Act 332
2018-05-03HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2018-04-02HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2018-03-21SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2018-03-21SenateSenate Third Read
2018-03-19SenateSenate Read Second Time
2018-03-15SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2018-03-01SenateSenate Read and Referred
2018-02-28HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-02-28HouseHouse Third Readers
2018-02-23HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-01-24HouseHouse Second Readers
2018-01-23HouseHouse First Readers
2018-01-22HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments