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AB-1961 Postsecondary education: student housing and meal plans.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 09/10/2018 09:00 PM
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Assembly Bill No. 1961
CHAPTER 314

An act to add Section 69503.6 to the Education Code, relating to postsecondary education.

[ Approved by Governor  September 10, 2018. Filed with Secretary of State  September 10, 2018. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1961, Choi. Postsecondary education: student housing and meal plans.
Under existing law, the segments of postsecondary education in this state are the University of California, the California State University, the California Community Colleges, independent institutions of higher education, and private postsecondary educational institutions.
This bill would require each institution of higher education with a physical presence in this state to separately list the cost of institutionally operated housing and meal plans on all Internet Web sites and documents it provides to students for purposes of advertising or otherwise displaying the student costs associated with institutionally operated housing.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 69503.6 is added to the Education Code, to read:

69503.6.
 Each institution of higher education with a physical presence in this state shall separately list the cost of institutionally operated housing and meal plans on all Internet Web sites and documents it provides to students for purposes of advertising or otherwise displaying the student costs associated with institutionally operated housing.