Bill Text

PDF |Add To My Favorites |Track Bill | print page

AB-2202 University of California: school of medicine.(2017-2018)

SHARE THIS:share this bill in Facebookshare this bill in Twitter
Date Published: 04/16/2018 09:00 PM
AB2202:v98#DOCUMENT

Amended  IN  Assembly  April 16, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2202


Introduced by Assembly Member Gray

February 12, 2018


An act to add Article 6.5 (commencing with Section 92162) to Chapter 2 of Part 57 of Division 9 of Title 3 of the Education Code, relating to the University of California, and making an appropriation therefor.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2202, as amended, Gray. University of California: school of medicine.
The California Constitution provides that the University of California constitutes a public trust administered by the Regents of the University of California, a corporation in the form of a board, with full powers of organization and government, subject to legislative control only for specified purposes.
This bill would appropriate an unspecified sum of moneys from the General Fund to the Regents of the University of California each fiscal year, commencing with the 2018–19 fiscal year, for the creation, construction, and establishment of the University of California, Merced School of Medicine. a branch campus of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine in partnership with the University of California, Merced, and the University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program.
Vote: 2/3   Appropriation: YES   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 The Legislature finds and declares all of the following:
(a) In 2008, the Regents of the University of California endorsed continued planning efforts leading to the development of a proposed new school of medicine at the University of California, Merced, campus.
(b) The Budget Act of 2015 provided that the University of California shall continue planning for a school of medicine at the Merced campus and allocated $1 million for this purpose.
(c) The University of California completed and issued a report in 2018 entitled “Improving Health Care Access in the San Joaquin Valley.” The study provides findings and recommendations related to workforce planning, healthcare delivery, and health professions education and training in the region. It also describes the resource requirements for the establishment of a branch campus of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, which provides a future pathway to establishing an independent medical school in the region.

SEC. 2.

 The sum of ____ dollars ($____) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the Regents of the University of California for the creation, construction, and establishment of a branch campus of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine in partnership with the University of California, Merced, and the University of California, San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program.
SECTION 1.Article 6.5 (commencing with Section 92162) is added to Chapter 2 of Part 57 of Division 9 of Title 3 of the Education Code, to read:
6.5.Construction of the University of California, Merced School of Medicine
92162.

The sum of ____ dollars ($____) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the Regents of the University of California each fiscal year, commencing with the 2018–19 fiscal year, for the creation, construction, and establishment of the University of California, Merced School of Medicine.