GA HB820 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on March 23 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-29 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Higher Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 7 of Article 7 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to HOPE scholarships and grants, so as to revise the value of HOPE GED vouchers; to provide for calculation of such value; to provide for HOPE GED vouchers for individuals who receive a passing score on a HiSet examination administered by the Technical College System of Georgia; to extend the deadline for issuing vouchers; to provide for issuing vouchers to current Georgia residents who were awarded their GED outside of this state; to provide the Georgia Student Finance Commission with discretion to issue such vouchers to individuals beyond the deadline for issuing vouchers; to provide for student eligibility; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Education; value of HOPE GED vouchers; revise

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-03-29HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-03-25HouseHouse First Readers
2021-03-23HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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