Amended in Assembly March 21, 2013

California Legislature—2013–14 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 1025


Introduced by Assembly Member Garcia

(Principal coauthor: Senator Steinberg)

February 22, 2013


An actbegin insert to add Section 66027.5 to the Education Code,end insert relating to public postsecondary education.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 1025, as amended, Garcia. begin deletePostsecondary end deletebegin insertPublic postsecondary end inserteducation:begin delete College-level examination programs.end deletebegin insert credit by examination.end insert

Existing law establishes 3 segments of public postsecondary education in the state, the California State University, administered by the Trustees of the California State University, the California Community Colleges, administered by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, and the University of California, administered by the Regents of the University of California.

This bill wouldbegin delete express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to the state use of college-level examination program creditsend deletebegin insert require the California Community Colleges and the California State University, and request the Regents of the University of California, to provide information about credit by examination opportunities wherever courseend insertbegin insert and class information is availableend insert.

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By imposing additional requirements on community college districts, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

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The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.

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This bill would provide that, if the Commission on State Mandates determines that the bill contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement for those costs shall be made pursuant to these statutory provisions.

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Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: begin deleteno end deletebegin insertyesend insert. State-mandated local program: begin deleteno end deletebegin insertyesend insert.

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

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begin insertSECTION 1.end insert  

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begin insertSection 66027.5 is added to the end insertbegin insertEducation Codeend insertbegin insert,
2to read:end insert

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begin insert66027.5.end insert  

(a) The California Community Colleges and the
4California State University shall provide information about credit
5by examination opportunities wherever course and class
6information is available.

7(b) The Regents of the University of California are requested
8to provide information about credit by examination opportunities
9wherever course and class information is available.

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begin insertSEC. 2.end insert  

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If the Commission on State Mandates determines that
11this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to
12local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made
13pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division
144 of Title 2 of the Government Code.

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SECTION 1.  

It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
16legislation relating to the state use of college-level examination
17program credits.

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