Sponsor: Assemblymember Ed Chau (D)
Summary: Requires private postsecondary schools to provide prospective students with a School Performance Fact Sheet, which would include the institution's net price calculator and the average student loan debt of graduates of the institution if the institution receives federal funding.
Status: Introduced 2/13/2013. Referred to Assembly Committee on Higher Education 2/28/2013. Hearing cancelled 4/23/2013. Failed reporting deadline 5/24/2013. Hearing held, no action taken 1/7/2014. Hearing scheduled 1/14/2014.
Outlook: This measure was removed from the January 7 Assembly Higher Education Committee meeting agenda and added to the Committee's January 14 meeting agenda. The measure will be one of four other measures being heard by the Committee relating to funding of educational programs. The hearing will be open to the public and testimony will be accepted. A vote is at the discretion of the Committee chair, Assembly Member Das Williams (D).
This measure failed to meet the committee reporting deadline and will not be considered further during this legislative session. The bill will be eligible for consideration during the 2014 legislative session.
By rule, this measure cannot be heard in committee until 30 days have passed since its introduction. The sponsor is a member of the majority party and has not garnered any cosponsors. Democrats control both legislative chambers and the Governor's office.
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