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HB 139: Education; provide transparency of financial information of local school systems and schools; provisions

Voted on Wednesday February 15, 2017

John Pezold's thoughts

This legislation requires the Georgia Dept of Ed to post budget & expenditure information online in an effort “to promote transparency in schools”

Details would include: Cost of materials, salaries, benefit packages, facility maintenance, small capital projects, annual budget of local board, etc

The bill also requires local school boards that have a website to post the financial efficiency ratings and that everything required of the DOE can be found on the DOE website.

More information on legis.ga.gov
John Pezold's Vote

Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 170 94.4% Majority Vote
Nay 0 0%
Did not vote 3 1.7%
Excused 7 3.9%