Legislative Positions

Date Sort descending Bill Author ASCCC Position Summary Position Letter
SB 42 Liu Oppose SB 42 would establish a new Commission on Higher Education Performance and Accountability.
SB42 Postsecondary Education California Commission on Higher Education Performance and Accountability.pdf , SB 42 Letter - April 27 2015.pdf
AB 490 Alejo Support AB 490 would restore funding for the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and the Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) in California’s community colleges.
AB 490 Letter to Assemblymember Alejo.pdf
AB 626 Low Support AB 626 would require expenditures of Student Success and Support Program Funds to increase the ratio of full-time to part-time faculty under certain circumstances, support funding for part-time faculty office hours, and express the intent of the Legislature that the California Community Colleges Board of Governors work together with the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges and other relevant entities to establish appropriate goals for a full- to part-time faculty ratio in noncredit education.
AB 626 Letter of Support from Academic Senate for California Community Colleges.pdf
AB 770 Irwin Support if amended AB 770 would establish a financial grant and professional development funding program directed toward expanding the use of evidence-based models of academic assessment, placement, remediation, and student support. AB 770 Letter of Support
AB 288 Holden Support AB 288 would authorize the governing board of a community college district to develop and enter into a partnership with the governing board of a school district to establish seamless pathways from high school to community college for career technical education or preparation for transfer. AB 288 Support Letter
AB 798 Bonilla Support AB 798 would establish the College Textbook Affordability Act of 2015 in order to reduce costs of college textbooks by encouraging faculty to consider the adoption of open educational resources.
AB 798 Letter of Support from Academic Senate for California Community Colleges.pdf
AB 2412 Chang Oppose AB 2412 would establish an incentive program for the completion of industry-recognized credentials in specified occupational areas by students enrolled at participating campuses of the California Community Colleges AB 2412 Oppose - Letter.pdf
AB 1837 Low Support if amended AB 1937 would establish the Office of Higher Education Performance and Accountability as the statewide postsecondary education coordination and planning entity. AB 1837 Support if amended.pdf
AB 1721 Medina Support AB 1721 would “express the intent of the Legislature to renew California's commitment to college affordability by increasing the aid available to needy students through expanding the Cal Grant Program.” AB 1721 Support.pdf
AB 1985 Williams Oppose AB 1985 would require the California Community Colleges to develop, and each community college district to adopt, a uniform policy to award a pupil who passes an Advanced Placement exam with a score of 3 or higher credit for a course within this curriculum with subject matter similar to that of the Advanced Placement exam. AB 1985 Oppose.pdf