BILL NUMBER: SB 505 INTRODUCED BILL TEXT INTRODUCED BY Senator Jackson FEBRUARY 21, 2013 An act to amend Section 51874 of the Education Code, relating to education technology. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST SB 505, as introduced, Jackson. The California Technology Assistance Project. Existing law creates the California Technology Assistance Project administered by the State Department of Education to provide a regionalized network of technical assistance to schools and school districts on the implementation of education technology. The California Technology Assistance Project is composed of regional consortia that work collaboratively with school districts and county offices of education to meet locally defined educational needs that can be effectively addressed with the use of technology. Existing law requires the State Board of Education to award grants to fund a school district or county office of education in each region of the California Technology Assistance Project to act as the lead agency to administer the services of that region, specifies duties of the department for this program, and authorizes school districts, county offices of education, and state special schools to participate in grant programs related to education technology. Under existing law, these provisions remain in effect only until January 1, 2014. This bill would extend that date to January 1, 2017. 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 51874 of the Education Code is amended to read: 51874. Sections 51871, 51872, 51873, this section, and the heading of this article shall remain in effect only until January 1,
20142017 , and as of that date are repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 20142017 , deletes or extends that date.