GA SB47 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 17-0)
Status: Passed on May 6 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 33 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act, so as to revise the prior school year requirement; to expand eligibility for students; to revise the basis for calculating scholarship amounts; to require annual parent surveys; to provide for a review procedure for scholarship calculations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act; revise prior school year requirement


Roll Calls

2021-03-29 - Senate - Agree To House Substitute: Senate Vote #307 (Y: 30 N: 18 NV: 4 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-03-25 - House - Reconsider: House Vote #310 (Y: 61 N: 96 NV: 11 Abs: 12) [FAIL]
2021-03-25 - House - Passage: House Vote #309 (Y: 91 N: 71 NV: 6 Abs: 12) [PASS]
2021-03-03 - Senate - Motion For The Previous Question: Senate Vote #113 (Y: 31 N: 21 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-03-03 - Senate - Passage By Substitute: Senate Vote #114 (Y: 30 N: 23 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2021-03-03 - Senate - Motion To Remove From The Table: Senate Vote #112 (Y: 31 N: 18 NV: 3 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-03-03 - Senate - Motion To Table All Bills On Rules Calendar: Senate Vote #106 (Y: 33 N: 14 NV: 4 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2021-07-01 Effective Date
2021-05-06 Act 243
2021-05-06SenateSenate 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
2021-03-22HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-03-08HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-03-05HouseHouse First Readers
2021-03-03SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-03-03SenateSenate Third Read
2021-03-03SenateSenate Taken from Table
2021-03-03SenateSenate Tabled
2021-02-24SenateSenate Read Second Time
2021-02-23SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-01-29SenateSenate Read and Referred
2021-01-28SenateSenate Hopper

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Bill Comments