2009 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Prior Year Introduction As: SB 447/08 - EHE
Sponsored By:
Senators Pugh, Conway, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Kelley, Lenett, McFadden, and Muse
Education - High School Diploma - GED Options Program


Requiring the State Board of Education to establish a GED Options Program that provides specified students with an alternative course for obtaining a high school diploma beginning August 1, 2009; providing for specified Program requirements; requiring students enrolled in the GED Options Program to be counted in the average daily attendance of a local school system; and requiring the State Board to adopt specified regulations.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs & Finance
Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m. (Education Health and Environmental Affairs)
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Board of
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 7-206 , 7-301 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered