Legislative Bills Report
View the full list of bills here. (Updated as of 03/08/19)
As the legislative process progresses, we will continue to update this page with the bills that the CFLA has taken a stand on to support, watch or oppose.
Title: AB 30 Community Colleges: College and Career Access Pathways Partnerships
Status: Assembly Higher Education Committee
This bill makes various changes to the existing College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) dual enrollment program:
- Delete the requirement to present the dual enrollment partnership agreement as an informational item at a separate open public meeting before taking public comment and acting to approve or disapprove the proposed agreement
- Units completed by a pupil may count towards determining a pupil’s registration priority for enrollment and course registration at a community college
- Require the chancellor, on or before July 31, 2020, to revise the special part-time student application process to allow pupils to complete one application for the duration of their attendance at a community college as a special part-time student participating in a CCAP partnership agreement
- Extend the operation of the program indefinitely
Title: SB 291 Postsecondary Education: California Community College Student Financial Aid Program
Status: Senate Rules Committee
This bill would establish the California Community College Student Financial Aid Program, which would provide need-based grant awards to eligible community college students who attend an eligible California Community College (CCC). Subject to an appropriation by the Legislature, the bill specifies that the program shall be administered by the Board of Governors of the CCC and implemented by the eligible CCC. The bill seeks to include $250 million in fiscal year 2019-20 and incrementally increase that amount by $250 million per year until the program reaches $1.5 billion in fiscal year 2024-25.