2010 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Prior Year Introduction As: SB 340/09 - EHE & FIN
Sponsored By:
Senators Pugh, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, 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, 2010; 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 Education Health and Environmental Affairs & Finance
Unfavorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
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
Public Schools
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 7-206 , 7-301 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs