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SB 496: Out-of-school Suspension

GENERAL BILL by Baxley

Out-of-school Suspension; Authorizing a parent to give public testimony regarding a district school board’s suspension policy at a specified meeting; requiring a district school board to review its rules authorizing suspension during a specified timeframe at a district school board meeting; requiring the board to take public testimony at the meeting, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/11/2017 Senate • Filed
10/26/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Rules -SJ 40
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 40
1/11/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/16/18, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/16/2018 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 161
1/17/2018 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 162
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules