GA HB91 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on March 30 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-03-30 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the elementary and secondary education, so as to eliminate the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for purposes of graduation; to provide procedures for former students who did not pass one or more portions of the Georgia High School Graduation Test to petition to obtain a high school diploma; to provide for notice of such petition option; to provide for changes for purposes of conformity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Education; eliminate Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for graduation; provisions


Roll Calls

2015-03-25 - Senate - Senate Vote #205 (Y: 50 N: 3 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2015-02-12 - House - House Vote #32 (Y: 172 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2015-03-30 Effective Date
2015-03-30 Act 14
2015-03-30HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2015-03-30HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2015-03-25SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2015-03-25SenateSenate Third Read
2015-03-09SenateSenate Read Second Time
2015-03-05SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2015-02-17SenateSenate Read and Referred
2015-02-12HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2015-02-12HouseHouse Third Readers
2015-02-09HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2015-01-28HouseHouse Second Readers
2015-01-27HouseHouse First Readers
2015-01-26HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments 750