Legislative Positions

Datesort ascending Bill Author ASCCC Position Summary Position Letter
May 4, 2020 Budget Request ICAS is requesting funding to support system-wide student transfer in California. The following chart indicates the budget request amounts; all are one-time funding requests. PDF icon One-time Budget Request
April 20, 2020 Request reconsideration The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) requests the legislature’s reconsideration of the allocation of resources to the online community college, Calbright, during this current health and economic crisis. The funding allocated to them could be better used to protect student access in the accredited colleges. PDF icon Online Community College and the California Community College Budget
April 17, 2020 SB 874 (Hill, Hueso, Wilk) Community College Districts: Statewide Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program Hill, Hueso, and Wilk Support if Amended The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges wishes to express its support for SB 874 (Hill, as of 22 March 2020), if amended to remove the “nonduplication with California State University” provision within the bill. PDF icon SB 874 - Support if Amended
April 17, 2020 AB 3310 (Muratsuchi, as of 22 March 2020): Community Colleges: Ethnic Studies Muratsuchi Oppose The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) is writing to express its reluctant opposition to AB 3310 (Muratsuchi, as of 22 March 2020). PDF icon AB 3310 - Oppose
February 27, 2020 Oppose Performance-Based Funding CoFO steadfastly opposes performance-based funding and would encourage the removal of this component from the current funding formula. We further recommend that, rather than take money away from the base allocation of some colleges to augment others, the state should maintain the “hold harmless” provision indefinitely and only fund supplemental allocations with additional funds. PDF icon CoFO Letter 2/27/2020
February 10, 2020 ASCCC Response to Nonduplication Analysis The Chancellor’s Office January 10, 2020 nonduplication analysis does not address the ASCCC’s primary assertion in our October 7, 2019 letter to the Legislature. PDF icon ASCCC Response to Nonduplication Analysis
January 16, 2020 AB 968 (Garcia): Naturalist Pathway Pilot Program Position (as of 01/06/2020) Garcia Oppose as Written The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) is writing to express its reluctant opposition to AB 968 (Garcia, as of 01/06/2020) as written. PDF icon AB 968 Oppose as Written
November 26, 2019 CoFO supports the “Focus on Faculty and Staff” In order for the California Community Colleges System to best serve students and meet the educational and workforce needs of the state, existing funding must be refocused, and additional funding allocated, to provide students with greater access to and interaction with faculty. To this end, CoFO supports the “Focus on Faculty and Staff” components of the Chancellor’s Office 2020-21 Legislative and Budget Request for the California Community Colleges. PDF icon CoFO 2020-21 Budget Letter
October 7, 2019 Urge the legislature to clearly define the mission and scope of Calbright In light of the “Calbright Community College New Program Non-Duplication Notice” issued by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office on September 30, 2019, the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) is once again compelled to convey our deep concern with the trajectory that Calbright has taken. PDF icon Calbright Letter
PDF icon AAUP Support Letter
September 9, 2019 AB1658 (Carrillo) Teacher credentialing: adult education: workgroup (as of 09/09/19) Carrillo Oppose The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) is writing to express its reluctant opposition to AB1658 (Carrillo, as of 09/09/19). AB 1658 would require the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to convene a workgroup to study issues relating to adult education teacher credentialing and to submit a report on its findings and recommendations to the legislature. PDF icon AB 1658 Oppose Letter (9/9/19)

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