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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 5. GENERAL PROVISIONS [66000 - 70110]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 40. DONAHOE HIGHER EDUCATION ACT [66000 - 67400]

  ( Part 40 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 12. Federal Assistance for Higher Education [67000 - 67006]
  ( Chapter 12 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

67000.
  

The people of the State of California accept the provisions of and each of the funds provided by Title 1 and Title X of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Public Law 92-318), the Education Amendments of 1976 (Public Law 94-482), and subsequent enactments amendatory or supplementary thereto.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 730.)

67001.
  

In accepting the benefits of the act of Congress, the people of the state agree to comply with all of the provisions and to observe all of its requirements.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

67002.
  

The California Postsecondary Education Commission is designated as the state educational agency to carry out the purposes and provisions of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Public Law 92-318), the Education Amendments of 1976 (Public Law 94-482), and subsequent enactments amendatory or supplementary thereto, as follows:

(a) The commission is designated as the state commission required to be established pursuant to Section 1202 of Title X of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (Public Law 89-329) as amended by the Education Amendments of 1972 (Public Law 92-318);

(b) The commission is designated as the state administrative agency required to be established pursuant to Section 1055 of Title X of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (Public Law 89-329) as amended by the Education Amendments of 1972 (Public Law 92-318), unless such designation is determined by the federal government to be in conflict with federal law or regulations;

(c) The commission is designated as the state administrative agency required to be established pursuant to Section 105 of Title 1, Section 122 of Title III, Section 603 of Title VI and Section 704 of Title VII of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (Public Law 89-329) as amended by the Education Amendments of 1972 (Public Law 92-318). The California Postsecondary Education Commission is hereby vested with authority to prepare and submit to the United States Commissioner of Education any state plan required by said act of Congress, to prepare and submit amendments to such state plans, and to administer such state plans or amendments thereto, in accordance with said act of Congress and any rules and regulations adopted thereunder. Any such state plan or amendment thereto prepared by the California Postsecondary Education Commission shall be subject to the approval of the Department of Finance to the extent required by Section 13326 of the Government Code. The California Postsecondary Education Commission is hereby vested with all necessary power and authority to cooperate with the government of the United States, or any agency or agencies thereof in the administration of the act of Congress and the rules and regulations adopted thereunder.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 730.)

67003.
  

The Trustees of the California State University on behalf of the California State University, the Regents of the University of California on behalf of the university, the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges on behalf of the community colleges, and the Board of Governors of the California Maritime Academy on behalf of the California Maritime Academy, are vested with all power and authority to perform all acts necessary to receive the benefits and to expend the funds provided by the act of Congress described in Section 67000 and with all necessary power and authority to cooperate with the government of the United States, or any agency or agencies thereof, and with the California Postsecondary Education Commission for the purpose of receiving the benefits and expending the funds provided by the act of Congress, in accordance with the act, or any rules or regulations adopted thereunder, or any state plan or rules or regulations of the California Postsecondary Education Commission adopted in accordance with the act of Congress. Whenever necessary to secure the full benefits of the act of Congress for loans or grants for academic facilities, the trustees, regents, or boards of governors may give any required security and may comply with any conditions imposed by the federal government.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 143, Sec. 61.)

67003.5.
  

(a) A postsecondary educational institution that is a “qualifying institution,” as defined in Section 69432.7, shall do both of the following:

(1) Designate a staff member who is employed within the financial aid office, or another appropriate office or department, of the institution to serve as the Homeless and Foster Student Liaison. The Homeless and Foster Student Liaison shall be responsible for understanding the provisions of the federal Higher Education Act pertaining to financial aid eligibility of current and former foster youth and homeless youth, including unaccompanied homeless youth, and for identifying services available and appropriate for enrolled students who fall under one or more of these categories. The liaison shall assist these students in applying for and receiving federal and state financial aid and available services.

(2) Inform current and prospective students of the institution about student financial aid and other assistance available to homeless youth and current and former foster youth, including their eligibility as independent students under Section 1087vv of the federal Higher Education Act, as that section read on December 31, 2015.

(b) The Regents of the University of California are requested to adopt policies that are, to the extent that is feasible, equivalent to the provisions of subdivision (a).

(c) The definitions of foster youth, former foster youth, and homeless youth in subdivision (b) of Section 66025.9 shall apply to this section.

(Added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 432, Sec. 3. (AB 801) Effective January 1, 2017.)

67004.
  

The State Treasurer is designated as the custodian of all funds received by the state from the government of the United States, or of any agency or agencies thereof, under the federal act and he is authorized to receive and provide for the custody of all moneys so received.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

67005.
  

The funds received by the state under the provisions of the federal act shall be paid out by the State Treasurer on warrants drawn by the Controller and requisitioned by the California Postsecondary Education Commission in carrying out the purposes of the federal act.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

67006.
  

The office of the Governor is designated as the state educational agency to carry out the purposes and the provisions of Section 802 of Title VIII of the Housing Act of 1964.

The office of the Governor is hereby vested with authority to prepare and submit any state plan required by said section of said act of Congress, to prepare and submit amendments to such state plan, and to administer such state plan or amendments thereto, in accordance with said act of Congress, and any rules and regulations adopted thereunder. Any such state plan or amendment thereto prepared by the office of the Governor shall be subject to the approval of the Department of Finance.

The office of the Governor is hereby vested with all necessary power and authority to cooperate with the government of the United States, or any agency or agencies thereof in the administration of the act of Congress and the rules and regulations adopted thereunder.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

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