GA SB153 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Passed on May 4 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-04 - Effective Date 2021-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to provide for GOAL academies; to provide for definitions; to provide for partnerships to establish GOAL academies as charter schools; to provide for the transition of system-collaborative state charter schools to GOAL academies; to provide for funding and for the calculation thereof; to provide for designation; to provide for data collection; to provide for eligibility criteria, requirements, and procedures; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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"Graduation Opportunities and Advanced Learning (GOAL) Act"; enact


Roll Calls

2021-03-29 - Senate - Agree To House Substitute: Senate Vote #310 (Y: 39 N: 11 NV: 2 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-03-25 - House - Passage: House Vote #303 (Y: 105 N: 59 NV: 7 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2021-03-05 - Senate - Passage By Substitute: Senate Vote #138 (Y: 38 N: 8 NV: 2 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2021-03-05 - Senate - Motion To Table All Bills On The Rules Calendar: Senate Vote #127 (Y: 32 N: 17 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2021-05-04 Effective Date 2021-07-01
2021-05-04 Act 156
2021-05-04SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2021-04-07SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2021-03-29SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2021-03-25HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-03-25HouseHouse Third Readers
2021-03-25HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-03-09HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-03-08HouseHouse First Readers
2021-03-05SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-03-05SenateSenate Third Read
2021-03-05SenateSenate Taken from Table
2021-03-05SenateSenate Tabled
2021-03-03SenateSenate Read Second Time
2021-03-01SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-02-11SenateSenate Read and Referred
2021-02-10SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments