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AB-161 Budget Act of 2021.(2021-2022)



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Assembly Bill No. 161
CHAPTER 43

An act to amend the Budget Act of 2021 by amending Items 0954-001-0001, 3830-001-0001, 6440-001-0001, 6870-201-0001, and 6980-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of, and amending Sections 16.00, 19.55, and 39.00 of, that act, relating to the state budget, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, budget bill.

[ Approved by Governor  July 09, 2021. Filed with Secretary of State  July 09, 2021. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 161, Ting. Budget Act of 2021.
The Budget Act of 2021 made appropriations for the support of state government for the 2021–22 fiscal year.
This bill would amend the Budget Act of 2021 by amending items of appropriation and making other changes.
This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as a Budget Bill.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: YES   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Item 0954-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0954-001-0001—For support of Scholarshare Investment Board ........................
792,000
Schedule:
(1)
0785-Governor’s Scholarship Program ........................
92,000
(2)0795-Statewide Child Savings Account Program ........................ 700,000

SEC. 2.

 Item 3830-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3830-001-0001—For support of San Joaquin River Conservancy ........................
15,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3050-San Joaquin River Conservancy ........................ 15,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in Schedule (1) shall be available for operation and maintenance of conservancy-owned lands.
2.These funds shall be available for encumbrance until June 30, 2024, and for expenditure until June 30, 2026.

SEC. 3.

 Item 6440-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
6440-001-0001—For support of University of California ........................
4,566,303,000
Schedule:
(1)
5440-Support ........................
4,566,303,000
Provisions:
1.
This appropriation is exempt from Sections 6.00 and 31.00.
2.(a)
The Regents of the University of California shall implement measures to reduce the university’s cost structure.
(b)
The Legislature finds and declares that many state employees hold positions with comparable scope of responsibilities, complexity, breadth of job functions, experience requirements, and other relevant factors to those employees designated to be in the Senior Management Group pursuant to existing Regents policy.
(c)(1)
Therefore, at a minimum, the Regents shall, when considering compensation for any employee designated to be in the Senior Management Group, use a market reference zone that includes state employees.
(2)
At a minimum, the Regents shall include in a market reference zone all comparable positions from the lists included in subdivision (l) of Section 8 of Article III of the California Constitution and Article 1 (commencing with Section 11550) of Chapter 6 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
2.1.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Director of Finance may reduce funds appropriated in this item by an amount equal to the estimated Cal Grant and Middle Class Scholarship Program cost increases caused by a 2021–22 academic year increase in systemwide tuition. No reduction may be authorized pursuant to this provision sooner than 30 days after the Director of Finance provides notice of the intended reduction to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee.
3.(a)
The Controller shall transfer funds from this appropriation upon receipt of a report from the Department of Finance indicating the amount of debt service anticipated to become due and payable in the fiscal year associated with state general obligation bonds issued for university projects.
(b)
The Controller shall return funds to this appropriation upon receipt of a report from the Department of Finance.
4.
Payments made by the state to the University of California for each month from July through April shall not exceed one-twelfth of the amount appropriated in this item, less the amount that is expected to be transferred pursuant to Provision 3. Transfers of funds pursuant to Provision 3 shall not be considered payments made by the state to the university.
5.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $170,045,000 shall be available to support operational costs.
6.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $15,000,000 shall be available to support meal donation programs, food pantries serving students, CalFresh enrollment, and other means of directly providing nutrition assistance to students. The funds shall also be used to assist homeless and housing-insecure students in securing stable housing.
(b)
The University of California shall report to the Department of Finance and relevant policy and fiscal committees of the Legislature by March 1 of each year regarding the use of funds specified in subdivision (a) and Provision 7. The report shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, all of the following information:
(1)
The amount of funds distributed to campuses, and identification of which campuses received funds.
(2)
For each campus, a programmatic budget summarizing how the funds were spent. The budget shall include any other funding used to supplement the General Fund.
(3)
A description of the types of programs in which each campus invested.
(4)
A list of campuses that accept or plan to accept electronic benefit transfer.
(5)
A list of campuses that participate or plan to participate in the CalFresh Restaurant Meals Program.
(6)
A list of campuses that offer or plan to offer emergency housing or assistance with long-term housing arrangements.
(7)
A description of how campuses leveraged or coordinated with other state or local resources to address housing and food insecurity, and student mental health.
(8)
An analysis describing how funds reduced food insecurity and homelessness among students, increased student mental health, and, if feasible, how funds impacted student outcomes such as persistence or completion.
(9)
Other findings and best practices implemented by campuses.
7.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $20,300,000 shall be available to increase student mental health resources.
8.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $3,500,000 shall be available to support rapid rehousing efforts assisting homeless and housing insecure students.
(b)
Campuses shall establish ongoing partnerships with community organizations that have a tradition of helping populations experiencing homelessness to provide wraparound services and rental subsidies for students. Funds appropriated in the item may be used for, but authorized uses are not limited to, the following activities:
(1)
Connecting students with community case managers who have knowledge and expertise in accessing safety net resources.
(2)
Establishing ongoing emergency housing procedures, including on-campus and off-campus resources.
(3)
Providing emergency grants that are necessary to secure housing or to prevent the imminent loss of housing.
(c)
Funding shall be allocated to campuses based on demonstrated need.
(d)
The terms “homeless” and “housing insecure” shall be defined as students who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. This includes students who are:
(1)
Sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason.
(2)
Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative adequate accommodations.
(3)
Living in emergency or transitional shelters.
(4)
Abandoned in hospitals.
(5)
Living in a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.
(6)
Living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings.
(e)
The University of California shall submit a report to the Director of Finance and, in conformity with Section 9795 of the Government Code, to the Legislature by July 15 of each year regarding the use of these funds, including the number of coordinators hired, number of students served by campus, distribution of funds by campus, a description of the types of programs funded, and other relevant outcomes, such as the number of students that were able to secure permanent housing, and whether students receiving support remained enrolled at the institution or graduated.
10.(a)Of the funds appropriated in this item, $3,774,000 shall be allocated for a statewide grant program expanding the number of primary care and emergency medicine residency slots, as established by subdivision (c) of Section 30130.57 of the Revenue and Taxation Code. The amount is intended as supplemental funding to provide total funding, from all fund sources, of $40,000,000 for the grant program, notwithstanding the reduction in Proposition 56 funds required by subdivision (h) of Section 30130.57 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.
(b)In order to maximize transparency and efficiency in providing funding for the grant program, the Director of Finance may decrease or increase this item to ensure the amount provided in subdivision (a) conforms to the final determination of Proposition 56 revenues made pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 30130.57 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.
11.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $12,900,000 shall be available to support and expand existing UC Programs in Medical Education and to establish a new UC Program in Medical Education focused on Native American communities. These funds may also be available to establish additional UC Programs in Medical Education that are state priorities. The University of California is encouraged to use these funds to support UC Programs in Medical Education that would serve underrepresented areas of the state.
(b)
One third of the funds appropriated in this provision shall be used to augment need-based financial aid for UC Programs in Medical Education students.
(c)The University of California shall report the following information about UC Programs in Medical Education program outcomes to the Department of Finance and the Legislature by March 1, 2022, and annually thereafter until March 1, 2027:
(1)
Enrollment numbers and student demographics in each program.
(2)
A summary of each program’s current curriculum.
(3)
Graduation and residency placement rates for each program.
(4)
To the extent feasible, postgraduate data on where each program’s graduates currently practice and the extent to which they serve the populations and communities targeted by the program in which they participated.
12.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $1,823,000 shall be used for legal services for undocumented and immigrant students, faculty, and staff.
13.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $1,000,000 shall be used for the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center. It is the intent of the Legislature that these funds be directly allocated by the University of California to the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center, and that the University of California and the University of California Davis campus shall not assess administrative costs or charges against these funds.
14.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $1,000,000 shall be used for the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation.
15.
Of the funds appropriated in this item $325,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support deferred maintenance and energy efficiency projects. The Department of Finance shall notify the Joint Legislative Budget Committee within 30 days of the release of funds and provide a list of projects to be supported by these funds.
16.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $20,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support the California Institutes for Science and Innovation in providing student stipends over a five-year period to better enable student workers to connect with industry employers, and for research teams to form industry partnerships to better align educational programs with workforce needs.
17.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $15,000,000 is provided on a one-time basis to support emergency financial assistance grants for low-income students.
(b)
The Office of the President of the University of California shall allocate funds to University of California campuses based on the headcount number of students at the campus who are eligible to receive Pell Grant financial aid under the Federal Pell Grant program (20 U.S.C. Sec.1070a) as well as those who meet all of the requirements for an exemption from paying nonresident tuition pursuant to Section 68130.5 of the Education Code and meet the income criteria applicable to the California Dream Act application in the most recent fiscal year for which this data is available for all University of California campuses.
(c)
Grants may be available to students who self certify that they meet the following conditions:
(1)
The student is currently enrolled in at least six semester units, or the quarterly equivalent.
(2)
The student is able to demonstrate an emergency financial aid need, including loss of employment, and that they either currently qualify as low-income by meeting requirements to receive Pell Grant financial aid for the upcoming semester or quarter or by meeting all of the requirements for an exemption from paying nonresident tuition pursuant to Section 68130.5 of the Education Code and the income criteria applicable to the California Dream Act application.
(3)
The student has either:
(A)
Earned a grade point average of at least 2.0 in one of their previous three semester terms or in one of their previous four quarter terms, irrespective of whether that term occurred at the student’s prior, or current, local educational agency, community college, or four-year college, or
(B)
The student is a disabled student that is receiving additional support or services through a campus disabled students program.
(d)
In providing an emergency financial assistance grant to a student, a University of California campus may verify, to the extent that data is readily available to the campus, that (1) the student is enrolled in at least six semester units, or the quarterly equivalent, (2) if the student is currently receiving Pell Grant financial aid under the Federal Pell Grant program (20 U.S.C. Sec. 1070a), (3) if the student meets all of the requirements for an exemption from paying nonresident tuition pursuant to Section 68130.5 of the Education Code and meets the income criteria applicable to the California Dream Act application, and (4) if the student meets the required 2.0 grade point average or is receiving additional support or services though a campus program for disabled students.
18.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $5,000,000 is provided on a one-time basis to support equal opportunity practices and provide culturally competent professional development for faculty, including leveraging twenty-first century technology to improve learning outcomes.
19.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, the following amounts shall be available on a one-time basis for existing California subject matter projects:
(a)
$5,000,000 shall be available to create high- quality professional development programs to mitigate student learning loss in core subject matter content areas, including mathematics and language arts.
(b)
$2,000,000 shall be available to support teacher training and resources on delivering ethnic studies content to students.
20.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $1,250,000 is provided on a one-time basis to support a health modeling consortium partnership between University of California, San Francisco and the California Department of Public Health. Notwithstanding any other law, these funds may be encumbered until June 30, 2023.
21.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $4,000,000 shall be used by the University of California to provide summer-term financial aid to any student who is eligible for state financial aid and is a California resident, including students receiving an exemption for nonresident tuition pursuant to Section 68130.5 of the Education Code. These funds shall be used to supplement and not supplant existing funds provided by the University of California for summer-term financial aid. The Legislature finds and declares that this provision is a state law within the meaning of subdivision (d) of Section 1621 of Title 8 of the United States Code.
22.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $15,200,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to the University of California, San Francisco Dyslexia Center to support dyslexia research and augment a dyslexia and early intervention pilot program. Of this funding, at least $5,000,000 shall be used to expand pilot sites for local educational agencies to use dyslexia screening tools and assessments and research- based interventions to prevent reading failure. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
23.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $15,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support the University of California, Los Angeles Labor Center facility. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
24.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $1,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support the University of California, Berkeley Alternative Meats Lab. It is the intent of the Legislature that these funds be directly allocated by the University of California to the University of California, Berkeley Alternative Meats Lab, and that the University of California and the University of California Berkeley campus shall not assess administrative costs or charges against these funds.
25.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $45,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis for support of an animal shelter grant program at the University of California, Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026.
26.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $3,000,000 shall be provided to support the California Veterinary Emergency Team at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine established pursuant to Section 32101 of the Food and Agricultural Code.
27.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $22,500,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support Student Academic Preparation and Educational Partnerships programs.
28.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $543,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support the statewide redistricting database.
29.It is the intent of the Legislature to provide ongoing resources beginning in 2022–23 to support the enrollment of 6,230 additional full-time equivalent, California resident undergraduate students beginning in the 2022–23 academic year, compared to the number of full-time equivalent students enrolled in the 2020–21 academic year.
30.Of the funds appropriated in this item, the following amounts shall be available on a one-time basis to create the California Institute on Law, Neuroscience, and Education:
(a)$3,500,000 for the Alba Lab at the Memory and Aging Center of the University of California, San Francisco.
(b)$3,000,000 University of California and California State University Collaborative on Neurodiversity and Learning at the University of California, Los Angeles.
31.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $1,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support the University of California, Berkeley Food Institute. It is the intent of the Legislature that these funds be directly allocated by the University of California to the University of California, Berkeley Alternative Meats Lab, and that the University of California and the University of California Berkeley campus shall not assess administrative costs or charges against these funds.
32.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $375,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support the University of California, Merced Community and Labor Center.
33.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to establish the University of California, Merced Center for the Future of Agriculture and the University of California, Merced Public Policy Center.
34.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $30,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support the University of California, San Diego Hillcrest Medical Center.
35.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $25,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support University of California, Riverside School of Medicine facility upgrades.
36.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $15,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support the University of California, Riverside Center for Environmental Research and Technology.
37.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $5,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support the support of the University of California, Los Angeles Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies.
38.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $4,500,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support the University of California hematologic malignancies pilot.
39.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $3,000,000 shall be available on an ongoing basis to support the University of California, Los Angeles Latino Policy and Politics Initiative.
40.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $50,000,000 shall be allocated on a one-time basis to the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science for medical education facilities. These funds shall be used to supplement and not supplant existing funds provided by the University of California to the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.
41.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $1,000,000 shall be available on an ongoing basis to support the California Vectorborne Disease Surveillance Gateway.
42.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $2,500,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support cliff erosion research at the University of California, San Diego.
43.It is the intent of the Legislature to reduce the number of nonresident undergraduate students at the University of California Berkeley, the University of California Los Angeles, and the University of California San Diego such that nonresident undergraduate enrollment at each campus comprises no more than 18 percent of total undergraduate enrollment by the 2026–27 academic year. It is the intent of the Legislature to provide ongoing resources to offset the associated decrease in nonresident tuition and fee revenues, beginning in 2022–23.
44.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $21,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support research related to Jordan’s Syndrome at the University of California, Davis Institute for Regenerative Cures.
45.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 shall be available on a one-time basis to support the University of California, Davis Institute of Transportation Studies. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
46.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $1,000,000 is provided for the University of California to adopt a common intersegmental learning management system for online courses. Notwithstanding any other law, the University of California, California State University, and Chancellor’s Office of the California Community Colleges may enter into an agreement for an intersegmental learning management system common to all campuses of the three segments. The University of California’s expenditure of these resources is contingent upon adoption of a common intersegmental learning management system. As feasible, the University of California, California State University, and Chancellor’s Office of the California Community Colleges are encouraged to enter into an agreement on a timeline that facilitates adoption of the common intersegmental learning management system by the 2023–24 academic year.
47.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 shall be allocated to the University of California, Riverside on a one-time basis to support startup costs, research, and analysis associated with a scientific social survey of Asian American and Pacific Islander residents of California, providing language support in languages spoken by communities that comprise less than 5 percent of the statewide population and being conducted by the AAPI Data project. This funding may also be transferred and used to provide grants to other campuses to provide language surveys in languages spoken by communities that comprise less than 5 percent of the statewide population. The University of California and the University of California, Riverside campus shall not assess administrative costs or charges against the funds provided in this provision.
48.By November 1 each year, the University of California shall report key information regarding UCPath to the Department of Finance and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. At a minimum, the report shall include UCPath’s staffing levels, funding by source, and spending by function. The funding source data shall summarize fund sources used by campuses to cover any campus assessment. The report shall include actual data for the prior fiscal year, budgeted data for the current fiscal year, and projected data for the coming fiscal year. The report shall include any cost savings resulting from the UCPath project at the campus level.
49.To provide for legislative oversight, the Office of the President of the University of California shall report to the Legislature and the Department of Finance annually beginning on September 30, 2022, all of the following information for the preceding fiscal year and estimates of all of the following for the current fiscal year:
(a)The amount of any campus assessments charged to support the Office of the President of the University of California, reflecting amounts contributed by each campus and the fund source or sources from which those amounts were paid.
(b)The total budget of the Office of the President of the University of California.
(c)A categorized list of actual and planned budgetary expenditures for the Office of the President of the University of California.
(d)Factors contributing to any year-over-year change in the budget of the Office of the President of the University of California.
(e)The amount of the budget of the Office of the President of the University of California that either passes through to recipients across the state or supports fee-for-service activities aligned with the university’s mission.
(f)Information on reserves and fund balances held by the Office of the President of the University of California.

SEC. 4.

 Item 6870-201-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
6870-201-0001—For local assistance, Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges (Proposition 98), Adult Education Program ........................
566,376,000
Schedule:
(1)
5670015-Apportionments ........................
566,376,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item are for transfer by the Controller to Section B of the State School Fund to support the Adult Education Program (Article 9 (commencing with Section 84900) of Chapter 5 of Part 50 of Division 7 of Title 3 of the Education Code).
2.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $5,000,000 is to develop a unified dataset for adult learners participating in adult education courses and programs offered by local educational agencies and community college districts through the Adult Education Program. The dataset shall, at a minimum, include employment, wage, and transitions to postsecondary outcomes data. Additionally, these funds may be used to provide training on data collection and data analytics to enable adult education regional consortia to make data informed program improvements.
3.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $21,812,000 is provided as a cost-of-living adjustment.
4.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $1,000,000 shall support an external contract that provides statewide leadership for community college districts and local educational agencies participating in the Adult Education Program. Pursuant to a competitive process, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges and the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall jointly select a community college district, county office of education, or adult education consortium for this purpose.
(b)
For purposes of this provision, statewide leadership activities include, but are not limited to:
(1)
Researching, developing, and disseminating effective practices and producing guidance documents.
(2)
Providing adult education consortia with technical assistance to enhance the effectiveness of their local adult education programs.
(3)
Providing professional development opportunities to adult education consortia.
(4)
Maintaining an internet website containing programmatic guidance.
(5)
Enhancing programmatic collaboration with other state and federal education and workforce development programs.
(6)
Evaluating and reporting on the effectiveness of the Adult Education Program pursuant to Section 84917 of the Education Code.
(7)
Supporting the implementation of systems, policies, and procedures for financial and data reporting, as necessary, to support the Adult Education Program.
5.The State Department of Education and the Chancellor’s Office of the California Community Colleges shall submit an allocation schedule to the Department of Finance by July 15 of every year. Upon order of the Director of Finance, the amount reflected on the allocation schedule, or any revised allocation schedules submitted by the State Department of Education and the Chancellor’s Office of the California Community Colleges, for local educational agencies may be transferred to the State Department of Education for allocation to the noted local educational agencies.

SEC. 5.

 Item 6980-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
6980-101-0001—For local assistance, Student Aid Commission ........................
3,108,166,000
Schedule:
(1)
5755-Financial Aid Grants Program ........................
3,528,223,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 5755-Financial Aid Grants Program ........................
−420,057,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item are for costs of all of the following:
(a)
The Cal Grant Program, pursuant to Chapter 1.7 (commencing with Section 69430) of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
(b)
The Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Scholarship Program, pursuant to Section 4709 of the Labor Code.
(c)
The Assumption Program of Loans for Education, pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 69612) of Chapter 2 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
(d)
The State Nursing Assumption Program of Loans for Education (SNAPLE), pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 70100) of Chapter 3 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
(e)
The Middle Class Scholarship Program, pursuant to Article 22 (commencing with Section 70020) of Chapter 2 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
(f)
The Cash for College Program, pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 69551) of Chapter 2 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
(g)
The Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP), pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 69560) of Chapter 2 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
1.5.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $7,500,000 is to fund the activities pursuant to Article 5.5 (commencing with Section 69438) of Chapter 1.7 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
2.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $500,000,000 is to support grants to students in a professional preparation program leading to a preliminary teaching credential through the Golden State Teacher Grant Program established pursuant to Section 69617 of the Education Code. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026. It is the intent of the Legislature that no more than $100,000,000 of the available $500,000,000 be expended each fiscal year that these funds are available for encumbrance and expenditure.
3.
Notwithstanding any other law, the maximum Cal Grant award for:
(a)
New recipients attending private, for-profit institutions that are not accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges as of July 1, 2022, shall be $4,000.
(b)
New recipients attending private, for-profit institutions that are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges as of July 1, 2022, shall be $8,056.
(c)
New recipients attending private, nonprofit institutions shall be $9,220.
(d)
All recipients of Cal Grant B access awards shall be $1,648.
(e)
All recipients receiving Cal Grant C tuition and fee awards shall be $2,462.
(f)
All recipients attending community colleges receiving Cal Grant C book and supply awards shall be $1,094.
(g)
All recipients not attending community colleges receiving Cal Grant C book and supply awards shall be $547.
(h)
All University of California student recipients receiving Cal Grant awards shall be the amount approved for mandatory systemwide tuition and fees by the Regents of the University of California for the 2021–22 academic year.
(i)
All California State University student recipients receiving Cal Grant awards shall be the amount approved for mandatory systemwide tuition and fees by the Trustees of the California State University for the 2021–22 academic year.
4.
Notwithstanding Provision 2 of this item and any other law:
(a)
All Cal Grant A award recipients attending a University of California or California State University and who have a dependent child or dependent children shall also receive an access award. The maximum amount of this access award shall be $6,000.
(b)
All Cal Grant B access award recipients attending a University of California, California State University, or California Community College and who have a dependent child or dependent children shall have a maximum access award of $6,000.
(c)
All Cal Grant C book and supply award recipients attending a California Community College and who have a dependent child or dependent children shall have a maximum book and supply award of $4,000.
5.
Notwithstanding Provision 2 of this item and any other law:
(a)
All Cal Grant A award recipients attending a University of California, California State University, or California Community College and who are former or current foster youth shall have a maximum access award of $6,000.
(b)
All Cal Grant B award recipients attending a University of California, California State University, or California Community College and who are former or current foster youth shall have a maximum access award of $6,000.
(c)
All Cal Grant C book and supply award recipients attending a California Community College and who are former or current foster youth shall have a maximum book and supply award of $4,000.
5.1.Of the amount appropriated in schedule (1) of this item, $200,000,000 shall be available to support the Learning Aligned Employment Program of Article 18 (commencing with Section 69950) of Chapter 2 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
5.2.Of the amount appropriated in schedule (1) of this item, $27,500,000 shall be available to support Golden State Education and Training Program Act grants for individuals who are ineligible to receive a grant from funds appropriated in Item 6980-162-8506.
6.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may authorize an augmentation, from the Special Fund for Economic Uncertainties established pursuant to Section 16418 of the Government Code, of the amount appropriated in this item to make Cal Grant awards, pursuant to Chapter 1.7 (commencing with Section 69430) of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code. No augmentation may be authorized pursuant to this provision sooner than 30 days after the Department of Finance provides notice of the intended augmentation to the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations.
7.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may authorize a loan from the General Fund for cashflow purposes, in an amount not to exceed $125,000,000, provided that:
(a)
The loan is to meet cash needs resulting from a delay in the receipt of reimbursements from federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds.
(b)
The Student Aid Commission has received confirmation from the State Department of Social Services that there are no available TANF resources that could be advanced to them.
(c)
The loan is for a short-term need and shall be repaid within 90 days of the loan’s origination date.
(d)
Interest charges may be waived pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 16314 of the Government Code.

SEC. 6.

 Section 16.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:

SEC. 16.00.

 (a) For the conduct of the election concerning the recall of the Governor during the 2021-22 fiscal year, $243,584,000 is appropriated from the General Fund. The Legislature determines this amount is reasonably necessary to conduct the recall election and designates these funds for that purpose.
(b) Notwithstanding any other law, the Controller shall allocate these funds to counties according to a schedule provided by the Department of Finance. Any excess funds received by the county shall be used to offset state costs for the next election conducted by the county. Each county shall report its final total cost to administer the gubernatorial recall election to the Secretary of State in a manner and by a date determined by the Secretary of State.
(c) No later than February 1, 2022, the Secretary of State shall report on the final costs of the gubernatorial recall election to the Department of Finance and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. It is the intent of the Legislature to consider making adjustments to this appropriation based on that report. The report shall include the following:
(1) The total cost of the gubernatorial recall election by county.
(2) The costs broken out by category for each county.
(3) Any funds remaining, by county, that can be used to offset state costs for the next election conducted by the county.

SEC. 7.

 Section 19.55 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:

SEC. 19.55.

 Contingent upon future legislation, $2,500,000,000 is appropriated from the General Fund for the following purposes:
(a) $730,700,000 from the General Fund on a one-time basis for a water and drought resilience package.
(b) $440,000,000 from the General Fund on a one-time basis for a climate resilience package.
(c) $200,000,000 from the General Fund on a one-time basis for an agriculture package.
(d) $65,000,000 from the General Fund on a one-time basis for a circular economy package.
(e) $200,000,000 from the General Fund on a one-time basis for local parks grants.
(f) $258,000,000 from the General Fund on a one-time basis for a wildfire prevention and forest resilience package. Upon order of the Department of Finance, up to an additional $500,000,000 of General Fund moneys may be made available for wildfire prevention and forest resilience activities in the 2021–22 fiscal year if the Department of Finance determines additional funding is needed. The Department of Finance shall notify the Joint Legislative Budget Committee within 10 days of ordering disbursement of the additional funds.
(g) $500,000,000 in one-time funds from the General Fund for supporting affordable student housing projects for the University of California, the California State University, and the California Community Colleges, as well as for support of campus expansions for the University of California and the California State University.
(h) $4,683,000 from the General Fund on a one-time basis for a climate-related service program.
(i) $67,500,000 from the General Fund on a one-time basis for the California Access to Justice Program.

SEC. 8.

 Section 39.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:

SEC. 39.00.

 The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the following bills are other bills providing for appropriations related to the Budget Bill within the meaning of subdivision (e) of Section 12 of Article IV of the California Constitution: AB 130, AB 131, AB 132, AB 133, AB 134, AB 135, AB 136, AB 137, AB 138, AB 139, AB 140, AB 141, AB 142, AB 143, AB 144, AB 145, AB 146, AB 148, AB 149, AB 150, AB 151, AB 152, AB 153, AB 154, AB 155, AB 156, AB 157, AB 158, AB 159, AB 160, AB 162, AB 163, AB 164, AB 165, AB 166, AB 167, AB 168, AB 169, AB 170, AB 171, AB 172, AB 173, AB 174, AB 175, AB 176, AB 177, AB 178, AB 179, AB 180, AB 181, AB 182, AB 183, AB 184, AB 185, AB 186, AB 187, AB 188, AB 189, AB 190, AB 191, AB 192, AB 193, AB 194, AB 195, AB 196, AB 197, AB 198, AB 199, AB 200, SB 130, SB 131, SB 132, SB 133, SB 134, SB 135, SB 136, SB 137, SB 138, SB 139, SB 140, SB 141, SB 142, SB 143, SB 144, SB 145, SB 146, SB 148, SB 149, SB 150, SB 151, SB 152, SB 153, SB 154, SB 155, SB 156, SB 157, SB 158, SB 159, SB 160, SB 162, SB 163, SB 164, SB 165, SB 166, SB 167, SB 168, SB 169, SB 170, SB 171, SB 172, SB 173, SB 174, SB 175, SB 176, SB 177, SB 178, SB 179, SB 180, SB 181, SB 182, SB 183, SB 184, SB 185, SB 186, SB 187, SB 188, SB 189, SB 190, SB 191, SB 192, SB 193, SB 194, SB 195, SB 196, SB 197, SB 198, SB 199, and SB 200.

SEC. 9.

 This act is a Budget Bill within the meaning of subdivision (e) of Section 12 of Article IV of the California Constitution and shall take effect immediately.