Legislative Positions

Datesort descending Bill Author ASCCC Position Summary Position Letter
March 18, 2015 SB 42 Liu Oppose SB 42 would establish a new Commission on Higher Education Performance and Accountability. PDF icon SB42 Postsecondary Education California Commission on Higher Education Performance and Accountability.pdf
PDF icon SB 42 Letter - April 27 2015.pdf
March 31, 2015 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. PDF icon AB 490 Letter to Assemblymember Alejo.pdf
April 13, 2015 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. PDF icon AB 626 Letter of Support from Academic Senate for California Community Colleges.pdf
April 14, 2015 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. PDF icon AB 770 Letter of Support
April 16, 2015 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. PDF icon AB 288 Support Letter
April 18, 2015 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. PDF icon AB 798 Letter of Support from Academic Senate for California Community Colleges.pdf
April 10, 2016 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 PDF icon AB 2412 Oppose - Letter.pdf
April 26, 2016 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. PDF icon AB 1837 Support if amended.pdf
April 26, 2016 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. PDF icon AB 1985 Oppose.pdf
April 26, 2016 AB 2017 McCarty Support AB 2017 which would establish and fund the College Mental Health Services Trust Account. PDF icon AB 2017 Support.pdf