GA SB3 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-08 - Act 446
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 elementary and secondary education, so as to enact the "Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act"; to provide for industry credentialing for students who complete certain focused programs of study; to provide for industry credentialing in individual graduation plans; to provide for the identification of certain critical and emerging occupations; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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"Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act"; enact


Roll Calls

2018-03-14 - Senate - Senate Vote #607 (Y: 50 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2018-03-09 - House - House Vote #687 (Y: 163 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 14) [PASS]
2017-03-28 - House - House Vote #350 (Y: 129 N: 38 NV: 6 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2017-03-28 - House - House Vote #351 (Y: 152 N: 18 NV: 3 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2017-02-17 - Senate - Senate Vote #64 (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2018-05-08 Act 446
2018-05-08SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2018-04-05SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2018-03-14SenateSenate Conference Committee Report Adopted
2018-03-09HouseHouse Conference Committee Report Adopted
2017-03-30HouseHouse Conference Committee Appointed 14th, 150th, 178th
2017-03-30SenateSenate Conference Committee Appointed 37th, 50th, 40th
2017-03-30HouseHouse Insisted
2017-03-30SenateSenate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
2017-03-28HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-03-28HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-03-24HouseHouse Postponed
2017-03-22HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-02-22HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-21HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-17SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-02-17SenateSenate Third Read
2017-02-15SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-02-14SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-01-23SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-01-20SenateSenate Hopper

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