GA SB211 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 19-6)
Status: Passed on April 13 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-04-13 - Effective Date 2023-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to education, so as to establish the Georgia Council on Literacy; to provide for consultation with subject matter experts; to provide for automatic repeal; to require local school systems to develop and implement five-year literacy plans for such school system and individual literacy plans for students in kindergarten through grade five; to replace the Education Coordinating Council with the Alliance of Education Agency Heads; to provide for related matters; to make conforming changes; to provide for legislative findings; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Georgia Council on Literacy; establish


Roll Calls

2023-03-27 - House - Passage: House Vote #307 (Y: 175 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-03-27 - Senate - Agree To House Substitute: Senate Vote #333 (Y: 55 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-06 - Senate - Passage By Substitute: Senate Vote #145 (Y: 55 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-04-13 Effective Date 2023-07-01
2023-04-13 Act 8
2023-04-13SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2023-04-05SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2023-03-27SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2023-03-27HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2023-03-27HouseHouse Third Readers
2023-03-15HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2023-03-08HouseHouse Second Readers
2023-03-07HouseHouse First Readers
2023-03-06SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2023-03-06SenateSenate Third Read
2023-03-02SenateSenate Read Second Time
2023-03-01SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2023-02-21SenateSenate Read and Referred
2023-02-16SenateSenate Hopper

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Bill Comments