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Analyze the role of the legislative branch in Georgia.

SS8CG2 a

Explain the qualifications for members of the General Assembly and its role as the lawmaking body of Georgia.

Did Georgia Pass a Bill Allowing Prayer in Schools?

Georgia Sen. David Scott, author of the Quiet Reflection Act, explains why he introduced such legislation aimed at Georgia public schools. The legislative process of a bill becoming a law is...

The Legislative Process

Highlighting the various roles in Georgia’s General Assembly, The Legislative Process details what steps are taken to create a new law. 

SS8CG2 b

Describe the purpose of the committee system within the Georgia General Assembly.

The Legislative Process

Highlighting the various roles in Georgia’s General Assembly, The Legislative Process details what steps are taken to create a new law. 

SS8CG2 c

Explain the process for making a law in Georgia.

Did Georgia Pass a Bill Allowing Prayer in Schools?

Georgia Sen. David Scott, author of the Quiet Reflection Act, explains why he introduced such legislation aimed at Georgia public schools. The legislative process of a bill becoming a law is...

The Legislative Process

Highlighting the various roles in Georgia’s General Assembly, The Legislative Process details what steps are taken to create a new law. 

SS8CG2 d

Describe how state government is funded and how spending decisions are made.

Where Does Your Tax Money Go?

In 2016, the federal government collected more than $3 trillion in taxes. In Georgia the same year it was nearly $21 billion. That money funds a variety of projects and programs used by Georgia...