AB 2736, as amended, Committee on Higher Education. Postsecondary education: California State University.
(1) Existing law establishes the California State University, under the administration of the Trustees of the California State University, as one of the segments of public postsecondary education in this state. Existing law requires, commencing on January 1, 2014, and every 2 years thereafter, that the Legislative Analyst’s Office, in consultation with the university, submit a report to the Legislature including specified data relating to the California State University Early Start Program. Existing law makes these provisions regarding the Early Start Program inoperative on January 1, 2018.
This bill would require the Legislative Analyst’s Office to submit that report no later than July 1 of each even-numbered year, and change the inoperative date for the above provisions regarding the Early Start Program to July 1, 2018.
(2) Existing law authorizes the university to establish a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree pilot program at 3 campuses chosen by the trustees to award the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. Existing law requires the university, the Legislative Analyst’s Office, and the Department of Finance to jointly conduct a statewide evaluation of the degree pilot program and report the results to the Legislature and the Governor on or before January 1, 2017. Existing law requires that evaluation to consider specified information, including the number of Doctor of Nursing Practice degree pilot programs implemented,
begin delete includingend delete information regarding the number of applicants, admissions, enrollments, degree recipients, time-to-degree, attrition, and public
school and community college program partners.
This bill would delete the requirement that the evaluation include information regarding public school and community college program partners, make
begin delete otherend delete nonsubstantive changes to these provisions, and repeal these provisions on January 1, 2021.
(3) Existing law authorizes the trustees to accept on behalf of the state any gifts, bequests, devises, or donations of real property whenever the gift and terms and conditions thereof will aid in carrying out the primary functions of the California State University. Existing law authorizes the trustees to sell or exchange real property interests in accordance with specified requirements. Existing law requires these gifts, bequests, devises, donations of real property, or sales or exchanges of real property interests to be annually reported to the California Postsecondary Education Commission, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, and the Department of Finance by January 5 of each year.
This bill would change that annual reporting date to January 31 of each year.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 89007.7 of the Education Code is
2amended to read:
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the
4California State University Early Start Program was adopted
5pursuant to Executive Order No. 1048 at the May 2010 meeting
6of the Trustees of the California State University (CSU) with the
7stated goal of facilitating a student’s graduation through changes
P3 1in policies on fulfilling entry-level proficiencies in mathematics
3(b) Commencing on January 1, 2014, and on or before July 1
4every even-numbered year thereafter, the Legislative Analyst’s
5Office, in consultation with CSU, shall submit a report to the
6Legislature detailing the impact of the CSU Early Start Program
7on student mathematics and English proficiency. The report to the
8Legislature required by this subdivision shall include, but not
9necessarily be limited to, all of the following:
10(1) Information on how the CSU Early Start Program increases
11successful remediation rates as compared to the remediation rates
12that existed in the 2010-11 academic year.
13(2) Information on how the CSU Early Start Program expedites
14the student remediation process, or otherwise reduces the length
15of time that students spend on remediation.
16(3) Demographic information on participants in the CSU Early
17Start Program, including information relating to race or ethnicity,
18 eligibility for financial aid, geographic origins, and other pertinent
20(4) The number of enrollees in the CSU Early Start Program,
21counted statewide and by campus, including the number who
22eventually earned credit from the program.
23(5) As observed one year after participating in the CSU Early
24Start Program, counted statewide and by campus, how many
25enrollees became proficient, how many did not remediate
26successfully, and how many were disenrolled from CSU.
27(c) This section shall remain in effect only until July 1, 2018,
28and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that
29is enacted before January 1, 2019, deletes or extends that date.
Section 89282 of the Education Code is amended to
(a) The California State University (CSU), the
33Legislative Analyst’s Office, and the Department of Finance shall
34jointly conduct a statewide evaluation of CSU Doctor of Nursing
35Practice degree pilot programs authorized pursuant to Section
3689281 and implemented under this article. The results of the
37evaluation shall be reported, in writing, to the Legislature and the
38Governor on or before January 1, 2017. The evaluation shall
39consider all of the following:
P4 1(1) The number of Doctor of Nursing Practice degree pilot
2programs implemented, including information regarding the
3number of applicants, admissions, enrollments, degree recipients,
4time-to-degree, and attrition.
5(2) The extent to which the post-master’s degree pilot programs
6are fulfilling identified state needs for training doctorally prepared
8(3) Statewide supply and demand data that considers capacity
9at the University of California and in California’s independent
10colleges and universities.
11(4) Information on the place of employment of students and the
12subsequent job placement of graduates.
13(5) Any available evidence on the effects that the graduates of
14the degree pilot program are having on addressing the state’s
16(6) Pilot program costs and the fund sources that were
17finance the program, including a calculation of cost per degree
19(7) The costs of the degree pilot program to students, the amount
20of financial aid offered, and student debt levels of graduates of the
22(8) The extent to which the degree pilot program is in
23compliance with the requirements of this article.
24(9) Recommendations for the degree pilot program, including
25whether the program should be continued or modified.
26(b) (1) A report to be submitted pursuant to subdivision (a)
27shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the
29(2) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2021,
30and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that
31is enacted before January 1, 2021, deletes or extends that date.
Section 89720 of the Education Code is amended to
The trustees may accept on behalf of the state any gift,
35bequest, devise, or donation of real or personal property whenever
36the gift and the terms and conditions thereof will aid in carrying
37out the primary functions of the California State University as
38specified in subdivision (b) of Section 66010.4. Neither Section
3911005 of the Government Code nor any other law requiring
40approval by a state officer of gifts, bequests, devises, or donations
P5 1shall apply to these gifts, bequests, devises, or donations. These
2gifts, bequests, devises, or donations, and the disposition thereof,
3shall be annually reported to the California Postsecondary
4Education Commission, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee,
5and the Department of Finance by January 31 of each year.
6Notwithstanding Sections 11005.2 and 14664 of the Government
7Code or any other law to the contrary, the trustees may sell or
8exchange interests in real property received pursuant to this section
9when, in the judgment of the trustees, the sale or exchange is in
10the best interests of the California State University. No sale or
11exchange of an interest in real property made pursuant to this
12section shall exceed ten million dollars ($10,000,000) per
14Notwithstanding Sections 11005 and 15853 of the Government
15Code or any other provision of law to the contrary, the trustees
16may purchase interests in real property from moneys received
17pursuant to this section, including those moneys received from the
18sale or exchange of interests in real property pursuant to this
19section. Any such purchase shall be consistent with any restrictions
20placed upon the gift, bequest, devise, or donation and shall be in
21the best interests of the California State University, as determined
22by the trustees.
23No interest in any real property that is part of a main campus of
24any of the institutions of the California State University listed in
25Section 89001 shall be sold or exchanged pursuant to this section.
26Any sale or exchange of interests in real property carried out
27pursuant to this section shall be reported annually to the California
28Postsecondary Education Commission, the
29Joint Legislative Budget Committee, and the Department of
30Finance, by January 31 of each year.