GA SB173 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Introduced on February 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-05 - Senate Notice to Reconsider
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to education, so as to provide for the establishment of educational scholarship accounts; to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide for qualified education expenses; to provide for qualifications for students to participate in the account program; to establish certain requirements for participating schools and service providers; to provide for accounts and account funds; to establish a Parent Review Committee to review expenditures upon request; to authorize the Governor's Office of Student Achievement to promulgate rules and regulations; 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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'Georgia Educational Scholarship Act'


Roll Calls

2019-03-05 - Senate - Senate Vote #107 (Y: 31 N: 19 NV: 4 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-05 - Senate - Senate Vote #111 (Y: 30 N: 23 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-05 - Senate - Senate Vote #112 (Y: 25 N: 28 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [FAIL]


2019-03-05SenateSenate Notice to Reconsider
2019-03-05SenateSenate Lost
2019-03-05SenateSenate Third Read
2019-03-05SenateSenate Engrossed
2019-03-04SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-03-01SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-02-25SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-02-22SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments