Georgia Laws and Regulations

Constitution of Georgia
The Constitution of the State of Georgia is the governing document of the U.S. state of Georgia. It was ratified on November 2, 1982 by a vote of the people and became effective on July 1, 1983. It is the newest state constitution in the United States and Georgia's 10th Constitution, replacing the previous 1976 constitution. Article Eight of the Constitution describes Education. This Article deals with public schools; boards and offices responsible for education; local school systems; taxation and educational assistance.

Official Code of Georgia
The Official Code of Georgia Annotated or OCGA is the compendium of all laws in the U.S. state of Georgia. Like other U.S. state codes, its legal interpretation is subject to the United States Constitution, the United States Code, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the state's constitution.

Georgia Department Of Education

Senate Bills

  • Senate Bill 84
    To amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to revise provisions relating to eligibility for election as a local board of education member.
  • House Bill 797
    To amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to repeal an article relating to the Georgia Charter Schools Commission; to provide for legislative findings and intent; to provide for definitions; to provide for the establishment of the State Charter Schools Commission
  • House Resolution 1162
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Georgia so as to clarify the authority of the state to establish state-wide education policy.