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AB-2248 Student financial aid: Cal Grant program.(2017-2018)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 08, 2018


SECTION 1.

 Section 69432.95 is added to the Education Code, immediately preceding Section 69433, to read:

69432.95.
 (a) For purposes of this section, “qualifying institution” has the same meaning as in Section 69432.7.
(b) For the purposes of subdivision (c) “Cal Grant” means all Cal Grant awards except the Cal Grant C award.
(c) Upon the initial award and renewal of a Cal Grant award, the commission shall notify the award recipient in writing, which may include electronic mail, of both of the following:
(1) A Cal Grant award is limited to four academic years, except as provided in subdivision (c) of Section 69433.6.
(2) A student needs to take 15 units per semester or the equivalent quarter units, or 30 semester units or the equivalent quarter units per academic year, in order to graduate within four years.
(d) During the orientation of a new student, a qualifying institution shall notify the student in writing of the information described in paragraphs (1) and (2) of subdivision (c).
(e) Upon annual registration by a student receiving state financial aid, the financial aid office of a qualifying institution shall notify that student in writing of the information described in paragraphs (1) and (2) of subdivision (c).
(f) During online registration by a student for fewer than 15 semester units or the equivalent quarter units, the information contained in paragraphs (1) and (2) of subdivision (c) must be provided to the student with a box for the student to check acknowledging receipt of the provided information.
SEC. 2.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.