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SB-1393 Postsecondary education: tuition: spouses of veterans.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/21/2020 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 1393


Introduced by Senator Caballero

February 21, 2020


An act relating to postsecondary education.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1393, as introduced, Caballero. Postsecondary education: tuition: spouses of veterans.
Existing law, the Donahoe Higher Education Act, establishes the University of California, the California State University, and the California Community Colleges as the 3 segments of public higher education in the state. The provisions of the act apply to the University of California only to the extent that the Regents of the University of California, by appropriate resolution, make them applicable. The act prohibits campuses of those segments from charging mandatory systemwide tuition or fees to specified students who apply for a waiver, including a child of a veteran, as specified.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to expand tuition-free and tuition assistance programs for spouses of veterans.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to expand tuition-free and tuition assistance programs for spouses of veterans.