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Day 10: Slow Day Under the Gold Dome Friday – Education Subcommittees Monday

The House and Senate met Friday and considered a handful of bills, one of which would prohibit ranked-choice voting in elections. Though floor action was lean, new meeting notices for next week were abundant.

Monday Meetings

The House Education Subcommittee on Policy is scheduled to hear the following:

  • HB 941 by Rep. Chris Erwin (R-Homer) allowing capital outlay funds to be used for Pre-K facilities 

  • HB 846 by Rep. Rob Leverett (R-Elberton) requiring local school districts to annually notify employees whether Social Security taxes will be withheld from their pay and requiring notification of employee eligibility for other pension or retirement plans

  • HB 987 by Rep. Chas Cannon (R-Moultrie) revising the definition of “qualified local school system” by reducing the minimum required millage rate or equivalent millage rate from 14 mills to 10 mills

The House Education Subcommittee on Curriculum is scheduled to hear the following:

  • HB 822 by Rep. Kasey Carpenter (R-Dalton) updating an age appropriate and medically accurate course of study in sex education and HIV prevention

Upcoming Schedule

Monday, Jan. 29 - Legislative Day 11

  • 1 p.m. House Education Subcommittee on Education Policy, 506 CLOB

  • 2 p.m. House Education Subcommittee on Curriculum, 506 CLOB

Tuesday, Jan. 30 - Legislative Day 12

  • 2:30 p.m. Senate Education & Youth Committee , 450 CAP

Wednesday, Jan. 31 - Legislative Day 13

Thursday, Feb. 1 - Legislative Day 14


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