HB444 House sponsors: (original version here)
(1) Reeves, Bert 34th(2) Lott, Jodi 122nd(3) Rogers, Terry 10th
(4) LaRiccia, Dominic 169th(5) Knight, David 130th
Sponsored In Senate By
*See Gov Kemp’s floor leaders here.
HB444 Senate substitute
Lines 55-63 here as passed by the Republican – ruled state senate on January 28, 2020.
‘Eligible high school student’ means a student entering ninth, tenth, eleventh, or twelfth grade at an eligible high school. who is:
(A) Entering or enrolled in eleventh or twelfth grade at an eligible high school taking any eligible dual credit course at any eligible postsecondary institution; or
(B) Entering or enrolled in tenth grade at an eligible high school when such student:
Is enrolled in an eligible CTAE course at an institution within the Technical College System of Georgia;
(ii) Has obtained prior to the beginning of the term of dual enrollment coursework an SAT or ACT test score that would meet the assessment requirements of a Zell Miller Scholar pursuant to division (27)(A)(i) of Code Section 20-3-519 and is taking eligible core courses at any eligible postsecondary institution; or
(iii) Was enrolled as a ninth grader in one or more dual credit courses at an eligible postsecondary institution for which payment was made under this part on or before June 30, 2020.
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“This Code section shall be known and may be cited as the ‘Move on When Ready Act.’ ‘Dual Enrollment Act.’ The purpose of the Dual Enrollment program is to promote and increase access to postsecondary educational opportunities for Georgia high school students while increasing high school graduation rates, preparing a skilled workforce, and decreasing time and cost to postsecondary credential completion.”
Senate Vote record here. (January 28, 2020)
House vote record (2019) here.