Georgia PTA Legislative Update 2015-12-1
by Tyler Barr on 1/13/2015

 
 

The 2015 Georgia Legislative Session for the House and Senate will convene today at 10:00am. Both chambers will swear in all members of the general assembly and approving their rules for this session. If you are available, you may want to attend the Governor's inauguration at the state capitol scheduled for 2:00pm. During the 2015 session, I will provide regular updates and action alerts to keep you inform of happenings in the legislature on children related issues such as education, child safety, juvenile justice, health and nutrition, and family engagement. 

In addition, your participation is critical to the success of Georgia PTA legislative and advocacy efforts.Pleaseclick hereto join or update your profile in our grassroots advocacy network. By joining the network, you can inform us of any relationships you have with our elected officials and we can stay better connected with you throughout the legislative session as well as request your support for important legislation.

Prefiled Legislation for 2015 Legislative Session

  • HB 39 - (Waites-60th) "Dropout Deterrent Act"; to revise the age of mandatory education;this legislation amends the mandatory school attendance required for children between 5th and 17th birthdays

  • HB 40 - (Waites-60th) Elementary and secondary education; bullying; revise provisions; this legislation provides provisions for bullying and add provisions for harassment of students and school employees. 

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No Committee Meetings Scheduled

To find more events and the happenings of the Capitol, be sure to look at the calendar of events.You can also keep up with what'sgoing on during the session with live broadcasts fromthe Housethe Senate or both chambers at the same time.

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