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SB-307 Postsecondary education: task force: study of student housing insecurity and homelessness.(2017-2018)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.
 (a) The University of California is requested to convene a task force, consisting of three representatives of the University of California selected by the University of California, three representatives of the California State University, selected by the California State University, and three representatives of the California Community Colleges, selected by the California Community Colleges. One of the three representatives selected by each of the segments shall be a student who is currently enrolled at a campus of that segment.
(b) The members of the task force shall be selected, and the task force shall have its first meeting, no later than April 1, 2018. The task force shall elect one of its members as its chairperson. If the regents decline to participate in the task force, the task force shall be convened by the trustees.
(c) The task force shall conduct a study to determine the extent, causes, and effects of housing insecurity and homelessness of current postsecondary students in this state and prospective applicants to postsecondary educational institutions in this state. The data included in the study shall include, but not be limited to, an aggregation of the data between graduate and professional students and undergraduate students, to provide further context as to the resources and support services that are needed for each population of students.
(d) The task force shall submit the study, which shall include its findings and recommendations, to the Legislature on or before December 31, 2018.
(e) The study required by this section shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.