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AB-1115 Public postsecondary education: community colleges: statewide baccalaureate degree pilot program.(2021-2022)



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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1115


Introduced by Assembly Member Choi

February 18, 2021


An act to amend Section 78043 of the Education Code, relating to public, postsecondary education.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1115, as introduced, Choi. Public postsecondary education: community colleges: statewide baccalaureate degree pilot program.
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, until July 1, 2026, authorizes the board of governors, in consultation with the California State University and the University of California, to establish a statewide baccalaureate degree pilot program. Existing law requires a community college district baccalaureate degree pilot program to commence no later than the 2017–18 academic year, and requires students participating in a baccalaureate degree pilot program to commence their degrees by the beginning of the 2022–23 academic year.
This bill would extend the operation of the statewide baccalaureate degree pilot program by one year, until July 1, 2027.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 78043 of the Education Code is amended to read:

78043.
 This article shall become inoperative on July 1, 2026, 2027, and as of January 1, 2027, 2028, is repealed, unless a later enacted statute that is enacted before January 1, 2027, 2028, deletes or extends that date.