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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 - 70115.2]

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

PART 42. STUDENT FINANCIAL AID PROGRAM [69400 - 70115.2]

  ( Part 42 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 2. Student Financial Aid Programs [69500 - 70039]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 22.5. Disaster Relief Emergency Student Financial Aid [70027 - 70028]
  ( Article 22.5 added by Stats. 2020, Ch. 25, Sec. 5. )

70027.
  

(a) As used in this article, “commission” means the Student Aid Commission.

(b) Local assistance funds available for the California Dreamer Service Incentive Grant Program established pursuant to Article 5.5 (commencing with Section 69438) of Chapter 1.7 for the 2019–20 and 2020–21 fiscal years shall be used to provide disaster relief emergency student financial aid to students at the University of California, the California State University, and the California Community Colleges with identified financial need who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition under Section 68130.5, and who apply for financial aid using the application established by the commission pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 69508.5, apply for a fee waiver pursuant to subdivision (g) of Section 76300, or who apply for financial aid by other means established by their college or university.

(c) The commission shall distribute available local assistance funding in the following manner:

(1) (A) Eleven million dollars ($11,000,000) to the California Community Colleges. The Office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges shall distribute these funds to community colleges that request funding for the purposes described in subdivision (b). The funds shall be distributed based on the number of students enrolled at the community college who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition under Section 68130.5, and who apply for a fee waiver pursuant to subdivision (g) of Section 76300, or who apply for student financial aid by other means established by their college. The funds shall supplement, and not supplant, existing student financial aid provided to qualifying students.

(B) Each community college that receives funding pursuant to this paragraph shall report to the chancellor’s office on the number of students served, the total amount of financial aid provided, and the average award amount provided to qualifying students pursuant to this paragraph. On or before January 30, 2021, the chancellor’s office shall report to the Department of Finance and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee the information it receives from community colleges.

(C) The chancellor’s office may develop administrative guidance to clarify the requirements of this paragraph.

(2) (A) Three million dollars ($3,000,000) to the California State University to be distributed to students with identified financial need who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition under Section 68130.5, and who apply for financial aid using the application established by the commission pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 69508.5, or who apply for student financial aid by other means established by their university. The funds shall supplement, and not supplant, existing student financial aid provided to qualifying students.

(B) On or before January 30, 2021, the Office of the Chancellor shall report to the Department of Finance and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee on the number of students served, the total amount of student financial aid provided, and the average award amount provided to qualifying students pursuant to this paragraph.

(3) One million dollars ($1,000,000) to the University of California to be distributed to students with identified financial need who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition under Section 68130.5, and who apply for financial aid using the application established by the commission pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 69508.5, or who apply for student financial aid by other means established by their university. The funds shall supplement, and not supplant, existing student aid provided to qualifying students.

(d) On or before January 30, 2021, the Office of the President of the University of California shall report to the Department of Finance and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee on the number of students served, the total amount of financial aid provided, and the average award amount provided to qualifying students pursuant to this paragraph.

(Added by Stats. 2020, Ch. 25, Sec. 5. (SB 116) Effective June 29, 2020. Inoperative July 1, 2021. Repealed as of January 1, 2022, pursuant to Section 70028.)

70028.
  

This article shall become inoperative on July 1, 2021, and, as of January 1, 2022, is repealed.

(Added by Stats. 2020, Ch. 25, Sec. 5. (SB 116) Effective June 29, 2020. Repealed as of January 1, 2022, by its own provisions. Note: Repeal affects Article 22.5, commencing with Section 70027.)

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