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FY22 Budget HB 81 passes the Senate. The House and Senate have appointed their conferees to hammer out their -what appears to be -minor differences.   It should be make an appearance in a final version by tomorrow. Bills on the move and/or getting attention: SB 59  – A charter school bill that attempted to […]

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Well, day 36 proved to be the day that SB 47 Special Needs Expansion voucher was voted out of the House Ed Committee. (11-5) Ironically, it will be carried by Rep. Will Wade on the House floor.  There was substitute to  SB 47 and some of the language was changed to narrow the focus of 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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