Legislative Positions

Date Bill Author ASCCC Position Summary Position Letter
AB 817 Pacheco Support The ASCCC is pleased to Support AB 817, which would allow a subsidiary body of a local agency to use teleconferencing for its meetings without posting agendas at each teleconference location, identifying each teleconference location in the notice and agenda, making each teleconference location accessible to the public, and requiring at least a quorum of the subsidiary body to participate from within the local agency’s jurisdiction, subject to certain conditions. AB 817 Letter of Support
AB 1142 Fong Input While the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) has not taken a position on Assembly Bill 1142 at this time, we do have some feedback for your consideration. AB 1142 Letter of Input
AB 811 Fong Support The ASCCC is pleased to support AB 811, which would allow local college districts to adopt expanded policies around course repeatability and set new standards for the number of times a student may take a credit course. AB 811 Letter of Support
AB 680 Rubio Support The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is pleased to SUPPORT Assembly Bill 680 (as of April 3, 2023), which would expand college attainment opportunities for more undocumented students. AB 680 Letter of Support
Support The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges wishes to express our support for the approval of all ten proposed new baccalaureate degree programs in California’s community colleges. Letter of Support for Baccalaureate Degrees
AB 1187 Irwin Support On behalf of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC), we continue to support AB 1187 (Irwin). This bill would provide that supervised tutoring for all credit and noncredit courses, as authorized pursuant to regulations adopted by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors by July 31, 2023, is eligible for state apportionment funding. AB 1187 Letter of Support
AB 1705 Irwin Oppose On behalf of the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC), we respectfully oppose AB 1705 (Irwin), which would require that students, with few exceptions, are placed and enrolled in transfer-level English and mathematics, even when those courses are not required for the student’s educational programs. AB1705 Letter of Oppose
SB 1141 Limón Support The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges is pleased to SUPPORT Senate Bill 1141, which would expand college attainment opportunities for more undocumented students. AB 1141 Letter of Support
AB 2255 Fong Support On May 6, 2022, the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) voted to support AB 2255 (Fong, 2022), the Affordable Broadband Service Program for California Dreamers. This bill would require the Affordable Broadband Service Program for California Dreamers to be developed and administered by the Student Aid Commission, in consultation with the Public Utilities Commission, to provide affordable broadband service to eligible students. AB 2255 Letter of Support
SB 964 Wiener Oppose Unless Amended The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) is writing this letter to express our opposition to SB 964 (Wiener) unless amended. This bill would require the California Community Colleges and the California State University, and request the University of California, to develop two accelerated programs of study related to degrees in social work. The bill would require one program to offer a concurrent bachelor’s and master’s of social work program that would allow students to combine their last one or two years of undergraduate study in social work with their graduate study in social work in order to complete both programs at an accelerated rate. SB 964 Letter of Oppose Unless Amended