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SB-1071 Public postsecondary education: Chancellor of the California Community Colleges: course credit for prior military experience.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 02/12/2018 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 1071


Introduced by Senator Newman

February 12, 2018


An act to repeal Section 66025.7 of the Education Code, relating to public postsecondary education.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1071, as introduced, Newman. Public postsecondary education: Chancellor of the California Community Colleges: course credit for prior military experience.
Existing law establishes the California Community Colleges, under the administration of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, as one of the segments of public postsecondary education in this state. Under existing law, the board of governors appoints the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges to serve as the chief executive officer of the segment. Existing law requires the chancellor to determine by July 1, 2015, for which courses credit should be awarded for prior military experience.
This bill would delete the provision that requires the chancellor to make this determination.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 66025.7 of the Education Code is repealed.
66025.7.

By July 1, 2015, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, using common course descriptors and pertinent recommendations of the American Council on Education, shall determine for which courses credit should be awarded for prior military experience.