Bill Text: CA SB107 | 2011-2012 | Regular Session | Chaptered


Bill Title: Physical education: California Interscholastic

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2011-09-06 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 230, Statutes of 2011. [SB107 Detail]

Download: California-2011-SB107-Chaptered.html
BILL NUMBER: SB 107	CHAPTERED
	BILL TEXT

	CHAPTER  230
	FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE  SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
	APPROVED BY GOVERNOR  SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
	PASSED THE SENATE  AUGUST 22, 2011
	PASSED THE ASSEMBLY  JULY 14, 2011
	AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY  JULY 7, 2011
	AMENDED IN SENATE  MARCH 23, 2011

INTRODUCED BY   Senator Price

                        JANUARY 13, 2011

   An act to amend Section 33353 of the Education Code, relating to
physical education.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   SB 107, Price. Physical education: California Interscholastic
Federation.
   Existing law describes the California Interscholastic Federation,
provides the intent of the Legislature regarding its policies, and
requires it to report to the Legislature and the Governor on its
evaluation and accountability activities on or before January 1,
2010. Existing law repeals these provisions on January 1, 2012.
   This bill would extend the operation of these provisions to
January 1, 2017, and would require the California Interscholastic
Federation to report to the Legislature and the Governor on its
evaluation and accountability activities on or before January 1,
2016.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  Section 33353 of the Education Code is amended to read:

   33353.  (a) The California Interscholastic Federation is a
voluntary organization that consists of school and school-related
personnel with responsibility for administering interscholastic
athletic activities in secondary schools. It is the intent of the
Legislature that the California Interscholastic Federation, in
consultation with the department, implement the following policies:
   (1) Give the governing boards of school districts specific
authority to select their athletic league representatives.
   (2) Require that all league, section, and state meetings
affiliated with the California Interscholastic Federation be subject
to the notice and hearing requirements of the Ralph M. Brown Act
(Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 54950) of Part 1 of Division 2 of
Title 5 of the Government Code).
   (3) Establish a neutral final appeals body to hear complaints
related to interscholastic athletic policies.
   (4) Provide information to parents and pupils regarding the state
and federal complaint procedures for discrimination complaints
arising out of interscholastic athletic activities.
   (5) Comply with the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5
(commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the
Government Code), and in doing so, as a third-party recipient of
pupil and school personnel information, be afforded the same public
records disclosure exemptions as are afforded to school districts, in
order to protect the confidentiality of pupil and school personnel
records and information.
   (b) (1) The California Interscholastic Federation shall report to
the Legislature and the Governor on its evaluation and accountability
activities undertaken pursuant to this section on or before January
1, 2016. This report shall include, but not be limited to, the goals
and objectives of the California Interscholastic Federation with
regard to, and the status of, all of the following:
   (A) The governing structure of the California Interscholastic
Federation, and the effectiveness of that governance structure in
providing leadership for interscholastic athletics in secondary
schools.
   (B) Methods to facilitate communication with agencies,
organizations, and public entities whose functions and interests
interface with the California Interscholastic Federation.
   (C) The quality of coaching and officiating, including, but not
limited to, professional development for coaches and athletic
administrators, and parent education programs.
   (D) Gender equity in interscholastic athletics, including, but not
limited to, the number of male and female pupils participating in
interscholastic athletics in secondary schools, and action taken by
the California Interscholastic Federation in order to ensure
compliance with Title IX of the federal Education Amendments of 1972
(20 U.S.C. Sec. 1681 et seq.).
   (E) Health and safety of pupils, coaches, officials, and
spectators.
   (F) The economic viability of interscholastic athletics in
secondary schools, including, but not limited to, the promotion and
marketing of interscholastic athletics.
   (G) New and continuing programs available to pupil athletes.
   (H) Awareness and understanding of emerging issues related to
interscholastic athletics in secondary schools.
   (2) It is the intent of the Legislature that the California
Interscholastic Federation accomplish all of the following:
   (A) During years in which the California Interscholastic
Federation is not required to report to the Legislature and the
Governor pursuant to paragraph (1), it shall hold a public comment
period relating to that report at three regularly scheduled
federation council meetings per year.
   (B) Annually allow public comment on the policies and practices of
the California Interscholastic Federation at a regularly scheduled
federation council meeting.
   (C) Require sections of the California Interscholastic Federation
to allow public comment on the policies and practices of the
California Interscholastic Federation and its sections, and the
report required pursuant to paragraph (1), at each regularly
scheduled section meeting.
   (D) Engage in a comprehensive outreach effort to promote the
public hearings described in subparagraphs (A) and (C).
   (c)  This section shall become inoperative on January 1, 2017,
unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1,
2017, deletes or extends that date.
                     
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