GA SB48 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-2)
Status: Passed on May 2 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-01 - Effective Date
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 provide for identification of and support for students in pre-kindergarten through second grade with dyslexia; to provide for definitions; to require the Department of Education to make a dyslexia informational handbook available to local school systems; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Dyslexia; identification of and support for students in pre-kindergarten through second grade; provide


Roll Calls

2019-03-29 - Senate - Senate Vote #324 (Y: 50 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-25 - House - House Vote #278 (Y: 161 N: 2 NV: 2 Abs: 14) [PASS]
2019-02-20 - Senate - Senate Vote #36 (Y: 6 N: 48 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2019-02-20 - Senate - Senate Vote #37 (Y: 55 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-07-01 Effective Date
2019-05-02 Act 134
2019-05-02SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2019-04-05SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2019-03-29SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2019-03-25HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2019-03-25HouseHouse Third Readers
2019-03-22HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-02-22HouseHouse Second Readers
2019-02-21HouseHouse First Readers
2019-02-20SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2019-02-20SenateSenate Third Read
2019-02-15SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-02-14SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-02-05SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-01-30SenateSenate Hopper

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Bill Comments