Bill Text: CA AB1862 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Community colleges: waiver of student fees.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-08-15 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on RLS. [AB1862 Detail]

Download: California-2017-AB1862-Amended.html

Amended  IN  Senate  August 15, 2018
Amended  IN  Senate  August 07, 2018
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 12, 2018
Amended  IN  Assembly  March 21, 2018
Amended  IN  Assembly  March 05, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1862


Introduced by Assembly Member Santiago Members Santiago, Chiu, and McCarty

January 11, 2018


An act relating to community colleges.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1862, as amended, Santiago. Community colleges: waiver of student fees.
Existing law establishes the California Community Colleges, under the administration of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, as one of the segments of public postsecondary education in this state. Existing law authorizes the establishment of community college districts under the administration of community college governing boards, and authorizes these districts to provide instruction at community college campuses throughout the state. Existing law requires community college district governing boards to charge students an enrollment fee of $46 per unit per semester. Existing law requires the board of governors to waive this fee for students meeting prescribed requirements.
Existing law also establishes the California College Promise, administered by the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, which distributes funding, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to each community college meeting prescribed requirements to be used to, among other things, accomplish specified policy goals and waive student fees for one academic year for first-time students who are enrolled in 12 or more semester units or the equivalent at the college and complete and submit either a Free Application for Federal Student Aid or a California Dream Act application.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact later legislation to waive student fees for 2 academic years of attendance at any community college in California.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact later legislation to waive student fees for two academic years of attendance at any community college in California.
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