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AB-185 School/Law Enforcement Partnership: stakeholder workgroup.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 06/13/2018 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Senate  June 13, 2018
Amended  IN  Assembly  May 30, 2017
Amended  IN  Assembly  May 30, 2017
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 06, 2017
Amended  IN  Assembly  March 07, 2017

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 185


Introduced by Assembly Members O'Donnell and Irwin Member O’Donnell
(Coauthor: Senator Morrell)

January 19, 2017


An act to add Article 7.1 (commencing with Section 48317) to Chapter 2 of Part 27 of Division 4 of Title 2 of, and to repeal Section 48317 of, Section 32263 to the Education Code, relating to school attendance. school safety.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 185, as amended, O'Donnell O’Donnell. School attendance: pupil transfer options: school districts of choice. School/Law Enforcement Partnership: stakeholder workgroup.
Existing law establishes the School/Law Enforcement Partnership, composed of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Attorney General. Existing law requires the partnership to, among other things, develop programs and policies necessary to implement laws relating to comprehensive school safety plans.
This bill, no later than June 30, 2019, would require the School/Law Enforcement Partnership to convene a stakeholder workgroup, with specified members, to identify or develop specified resources to be made available to high schools and middle schools on a minor’s rights and responsibilities during interactions with law enforcement officials, as specified. The bill, no later than June 30, 2020, would require the Superintendent and the Attorney General to post those resources on specified Internet Web sites. The bill also would require the Superintendent and the Attorney General to notify specified entities of the availability of those resources.

Existing law authorizes the governing board of a school district to accept pupils from other school districts by adopting a resolution to become a school district of choice, as defined, in accordance with specified procedural requirements and limitations. Existing law makes the school district of choice program inoperative on July 1, 2017, and repeals the program on January 1, 2018.

This bill would authorize a school district of choice established pursuant to the school district of choice program to continue to operate for pupils enrolled in the program on or before June 30, 2017.

Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NOYES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 32263 is added to the Education Code, immediately following Section 32262, to read:

32263.
 (a) No later than June 30, 2019, the partnership shall convene a stakeholder workgroup to identify or develop resources to be made available to high schools and middle schools on a minor’s rights and responsibilities during interactions with law enforcement officials.
(b) The stakeholder workgroup shall include, but need not be limited to, representatives of organizations representing all of the following:
(1) Teachers.
(2) School administrators.
(3) Pupils.
(4) Parents.
(5) Law enforcement.
(6) Civil rights advocates.
(7) Immigrant rights advocates.
(c) (1) The stakeholder workgroup shall develop resources that may include, but need not be limited to, any of the following:
(A) Presentation templates.
(B) Video modules.
(C) Brochures.
(D) Any accompanying materials the workgroup deems appropriate.
(2) The content of the resources described in paragraph (1) may include, but need not be limited to, any of the following:
(A) What to do if you are stopped by police.
(B) What to do if you are stopped in your car.
(C) What to do if you are asked about your immigration status.
(D) What to do if you are arrested.
(E) What to do if you are taken into custody by immigration officials.
(F) What to do if you feel your rights have been violated.
(d) (1) The partnership shall post the resources developed pursuant to subdivision (c) on the Internet Web sites of their respective organizations no later than June 30, 2020.
(2) The Superintendent shall notify school districts, charter schools, and county boards of education of the availability of the resources.
(3) The Attorney General shall notify local law enforcement agencies of the availability of the resources.

SECTION 1.Article 7.1 (commencing with Section 48317) is added to Chapter 2 of Part 27 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Education Code, to read:
7.1.Pupil Attendance Alternatives
48317.

(a)A school district of choice established pursuant to Article 7 (commencing with Section 48300), as it read on December 31, 2016, may continue to operate under those provisions, as they read on December 31, 2016, except that a school district of choice shall not, on or after July 1, 2017, accept or enroll any pupils for attendance during the 2017–18 school year other than pupils enrolled before July 1, 2017, for attendance during the 2017–18 school year.

(b)Except as provided in Section 48318, a school district of choice shall not enroll new pupils through the school district of choice program on or after July 1, 2017.

(c)This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2018, and, as of January 1, 2019, is repealed.

48318.

(a)A pupil enrolled in a school district of choice on or before June 30, 2017, pursuant to Article 7 (commencing with Section 48300), as it read on December 31, 2016, may continue to enroll in that same school district of choice if the school district of choice authorizes the pupil to do so.

(b)A sibling of a pupil attending a school district of choice pursuant to subdivision (a) may enroll in any school in the school district of choice if the school district of choice authorizes the sibling of the pupil to do so.