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California Legislation

The California Legislature reconvened for Regular Session on January 6, 2014.

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Bill Tracking*




Hearing Date


AB 540 Related Bills

 AB 2000  AB540 Status for Students who Graduate Early Governor   Support
 SB 1210  California DREAM Loan Program Governor   Support

Access Bills

SCA 5 Public Education: Student Recruitment and Selection Dead Support

Bond Bills


Budget Bills

  AB 1476 Budget Bill Jr. with Additional Funds for CSU/UC Governor   Support

California Community College Bills


California State University Bills


Financial Aid Bills

 AB 2160 GPA Sent Electronically to CSAC Governor   Support
AB 1976 Increases Take-Rate of Competitive Cal Grant Governor   Support

Individual Campus Bills


K -12 Bills


Miscellaneous Bills


University of California Bills


*Please note that these are bills we believe to be of interest to our Members; if the position field is left blank, we have not taken a formal position on the bill.

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In The News

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cal State University hopes for $236 million increase from state

Less than three months after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the state budget, finance officials for Cal State University are back on their calculators in hopes of reaping more money this year. Even though the 2015-16 budget won’t be enacted until next summer, finance officials last week presented a preliminary budget request for consideration by leaders of the 23-campus system. It calls for a robust increase of $236 million, roughly double the amount Brown has projected for the CSU in 2015-16 as part of a four-year spending plan that began in 2013-14. Trustees will approve the budget in November and send it to the Governor’s Office for his approval.


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