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Day 13 was a little bit of a breather compared to the previous day.  There was some activity with SB 25 the bus safety bill that clarifies that vehicles should stop when a bus is stopped to load and unload students. A short debate on what defines a median that separates a road but was quickly addressed. […]

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Let’s start with the supplemental budget. The tracking sheet shows the Governor’s recommendations , House recommendations and now the senate is working through the document to add their fingerprints.  This is the typical process that allows each chamber to add, subtract, and adjust the categories and Senate Education Appropriations met today to ask questions about the […]

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GEORGIA SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – 2018 Day Thirty-nine, March 27, 2018   Day thirty-nine turned out to be a long day under the Gold Dome. The first action of the day was for the Appropriations Conference Committee to come to agreement on the FY19 Budget. If you have not already heard, this committee […]

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GEORGIA SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – 2018 March 23, 2018 – Legislative Day Thirty-eight.   Friday, March 23, 2018 was the thirty-eighth day of the legislative session.   The Senate convened at 10:00 a.m., and the House convened at 10:00 a.m.   Senate Rules Calendar for Friday:   HB 684         Senate version of the […]

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GEORGIA SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – 2018 Day Thirty-seven, March 21, 2018   The first action of the day was for the Senate Appropriations Committee to give a “DO PASS” to the Senate version of the FY19 Budget.  To see the entire Senate version of the FY19 Budget, use this link to the Senate […]

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GEORGIA SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – 2018 Day Thirty-six, March 19, 2018 – ACTIONS   Monday proved to be a very active day for both chambers and for committee work.  Several bills that we are tracking passed the legislative process and moved on toward the Governor’s desk.  Other bills passed through the Rules Committees […]

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GEORGIA SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – 2018 Day Thirty-five, March 15, 2018     Thursday, March 15, 2018 was the thirty-fifth day of the legislative session. At the Gold Dome on Thursday, it was a day of “hurry up and try to move bills along” as well as, “hurry up and let’s go home […]

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GEORGIA SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – 2018 Day Thirty-four, March 14, 2018    Wednesday, March 14th was legislative day thirty-four.   HOUSE RULES CALENDAR   There were no education related bills that GSSA is tracking on the House Rules Calendar for Wednesday.   House Consent Calendar SB 398        Talbot County Board of Education compensation […]

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