BILL NUMBER: AB 24 AMENDED BILL TEXT AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY FEBRUARY 26, 2009 INTRODUCED BY Assembly Member Block ( Principal coauthor: Assembly Member Salas ) DECEMBER 1, 2008 An act to add Section 89013 to the Education Code, relating to the California State University. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST AB 24, as amended, Block. California State University: feasibility study: Chula Vista. Existing law establishes the various segments of the public higher education system in the state. These segments include the University of California, which is administered by the Regents of the University of California, the California State University, which is administered by the Trustees of the California State University, and the California Community Colleges, which is administered by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. This bill would require the Trustees of the California State University by January 1, 2011, to conduct a study about the feasibility of a California State University satellite program, and ultimately, an independent California State University campus, at Chula Vista. Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1. Section 89013 is added to the Education Code, to read: 89013. (a) The Trustees of the California State University shall by January 1, 2011, conduct a study about the feasibility of a California State University satellite program, and ultimately, an independent California State University campus, at Chula Vista. The study shall include
a projection of student demand, regional workforce needs, prospective economic impact and job creation in the region, infrastructure availability, and the potential alleviation of overcrowding and traffic at the California State University San Diego campus.all of the following: (1) Ten-year enrollment projections and physical capacity analysis. (2) Regional workforce needs. (3) Prospective economic impact and job creation in the region. (4) Infrastructure availability. (5) The potential alleviation of overcrowding and traffic at the San Diego State University campus. (6) Considerations of plausible alternatives. (7) Academic planning and program justification. (8) A description of proposed student services and student outreach programs. (9) Support and capital outlay budget projections. (10) Geographic and physical accessibility. (11) Environmental and social impacts. (12) Effects on other educational institutions. (b) Funding for the study required by subdivision (a) shall be derived solely from private sources.