Amended in Senate August 11, 2016

California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 2732


Introduced by Assembly Members Chang and Low

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(Coauthors: Assembly Members Calderon, Harper, and Linder)

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(Coauthor: Senator Nguyen)

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February 19, 2016


An act to add Section 66302.5 to the Education Code, relating to public postsecondary education.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 2732, as amended, Chang. Public postsecondary education: mandatory orientation for students.

Existing law establishes the University of California, under the administration of the Regents of the University ofbegin delete Californiaend deletebegin insert California,end insert and the California State University, under the administration of the Trustees of the California State University, as 2 of the segments of public postsecondary education in this state.

Existing law requests the Trustees of the California State University and the Regents of the University of California to adopt and publish policies on harassment, intimidation, and bullying to be included within the rules and regulations governing student behavior within their respective segments of public postsecondary education.

The bill would require the Trustees of the California State University, and request the Regents of the University of California, to provide, as part of establishedbegin delete on-campusend deletebegin insert campusend insert orientations, educational and preventive information about cyberbullying to students at all campuses of their respective segments.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.

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

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SECTION 1.  

Section 66302.5 is added to the Education Code,
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66302.5.  

The Trustees of the California State Universitybegin delete shall,end delete
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5requestedbegin delete to, provide,end deletebegin insert to provide,end insert as part of established campus
6orientations, educational and preventive information about
7cyberbullying to students at all campuses of their respective
8segments.



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