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AB-595 Community colleges: apprenticeship programs.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 08/30/2019 09:00 PM
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Assembly Bill No. 595
CHAPTER 176

An act to add Section 79149.25 to the Education Code, relating to community colleges.

[ Approved by Governor  August 30, 2019. Filed with Secretary of State  August 30, 2019. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 595, Medina. Community colleges: apprenticeship programs.
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. Existing law authorizes the board of governors, to the extent that funds are available, to establish certain internship training programs and to actively support apprenticeship training programs, as defined, in collaboration with the Division of Apprenticeship Standards of the Department of Industrial Relations.
This bill would authorize a student enrolled in a community college class or classes pursuant to an apprenticeship training program or an internship training program, as defined, who does not have a social security number to use an individual tax identification number for purposes of any background check required by the class or program.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 79149.25 is added to the Education Code, immediately following Section 79149.2, to read:

79149.25.
 A student enrolled in a community college class or classes pursuant to an apprenticeship training program or an internship training program who does not have a social security number may use an individual tax identification number for purposes of any background check required by the class or program.