Legislation that inspired passionate testimony from children died under Georgia’s Gold Dome Thursday as this year’s legislative session came to an end.
House Bill 273 started life as a mandate for a half an hour of daily recess in schools. It was amended by a Senate committee to a mandate to schedule recess but only a recommendation to follow that schedule.
The bill passed the House of Representatives by an overwhelming 147-17 in early March but was not called up for a vote by the Senate.
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