as amended, McCarty.
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Existing law declares the policy of the Legislature that all resident applicants to California institutions of public higher education, who are determined to be qualified by law or by admission standards established by the respective governing boards, should be admitted to a district of the California Community Colleges, the California State University, or the University of California.end delete
This bill would make a nonsubstantive change to this provision.end delete
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State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
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4student financial aid for resident students, and mandatory
5systemwide fees charged at the University of California and the
6California State University:
7(a) As any changes in mandatory systemwide fees and financial
8aid resources are considered, the impact on students
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9 be explained to students, including, but not limited to, changes to
10the minimum work or loan burden for all students, if applicable,
11institutional financial aid awards, and the average student loan
12debt for undergraduate students.
begin delete shouldend delete be consulted before increases on
14mandatory systemwide fees are proposed, so that students can
15provide input and ask questions regarding the need for any
16increases in mandatory systemwide fees.
17(c) Adequate advance notice
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18regarding any future mandatory systemwide fees, thereby allowing
P3 1the students and their families greater time to prepare for the
2mandatory systemwide fees to be assessed.
3(d) In order to ensure that access is not precluded for any eligible
4student, and particularly for financially needy students, all current
5and prospective students
begin delete shouldend delete be provided with timely
6information concerning student financial aid, including the
7processes associated with applying for and obtaining student
9(e) In order for the general public to maintain confidence in the
10state’s public colleges and universities,
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11made toend delete
begin delete increasedend delete transparency in the uses of mandatory systemwide fee
13revenue and the rationale for implementing mandatory systemwide
(a) On or before April 2, 2013, the regents and the
18trustees each shall develop a list of factors that shall be taken into
19consideration when developing recommendations to adjust
20mandatory systemwide fees consistent with the policies set forth
21in this article. The factors shall include, at a minimum, the level
22of state support, total cost of attendance, impact on various
23categories of students, including historically underrepresented
24students and low- to middle-income students, as well as efforts to
25mitigate the impacts.
26(b) The factors, and any subsequent amendments to those
27factors, shall be developed in consultation with the appropriate
28statewide student body associations and shall be formally adopted
29by the regents or the trustees in an open and public meeting.
30(c) Nothing in this section shall be construed to exempt any
31increase in mandatory systemwide fees from the requirements of
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(a) The regents and the trustees
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36 maintain their commitment to institutional financial aid program
37funding by ensuring that at least 33 percent of the revenues of an
38increase to existing mandatory systemwide fees charged to resident
39students is set aside by the regents or the trustees, as applicable,
P4 1for institutional student aid to assist students and families in
2meeting the total cost of education.
3(b) The regents and trustees shall report their compliance with
4this section in their respective annual reports on institutional
5financial aid pursuant to Section 66021.1.
Section 66011 of the Education Code is amended
(a) It is the policy of the Legislature that all resident
22applicants to California institutions of public higher education,
23who are determined to be qualified by law or by admission
24standards established by the respective governing boards, should
25be admitted to either (1) a district of the California Community
26Colleges, in accordance with Section 76000, (2) the California
27State University, or (3) the University of California.
28(b) As used in this part, “governing boards” means the local
29boards of trustees and the Board of Governors of the California
30Community Colleges, the Trustees of the California State
31University, and the Regents of the University of California.