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AB-2069 Part-time faculty office hours.(2015-2016)

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Enrolled  August 23, 2016
Passed  IN  Senate  August 15, 2016
Passed  IN  Assembly  August 22, 2016
Amended  IN  Senate  August 02, 2016
Amended  IN  Senate  June 23, 2016
Amended  IN  Assembly  May 27, 2016

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2015–2016 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2069


Introduced by Assembly Member Medina

February 17, 2016


An act to add Section 87881.5 to the Education Code, relating to community colleges.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2069, Medina. Part-time faculty office hours.
Existing law creates the Community College Part-Time Faculty Office Hours Program to provide community college students equal access to academic advice assistance and to encourage community college districts to provide opportunities by compensating part-time faculty who hold office hours related to their teaching load. The governing board of each community college district that establishes such a program is required to negotiate, or meet and confer, to establish a program to provide part-time faculty office hours.
This bill would require each community college district to report, on or before August 15 of each year, the total part-time faculty office hours paid divided by the total part-time faculty office hours taught during the prior fiscal year and post this information on its Internet Web site.
To the extent that the bill would impose new duties on community college districts, it would constitute a state-mandated local program.
The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.
This bill would provide that, if the Commission on State Mandates determines that the bill contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement for those costs shall be made pursuant to these statutory provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: YES  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 87881.5 is added to the Education Code, to read:

87881.5.
 On or before August 15 of each year, each community college district shall report the total part-time faculty office hours paid divided by the total part-time faculty hours taught during the prior fiscal year and prominently post this information on its Internet Web site.

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.