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California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools

S.B. 1247 - Governance & State Oversight , Governance & State Oversight (Regulatory Structure) , State Financial Aid

04/29/2014

Sponsor: Senator Ted Lieu (D)

Summary: Extends the operation of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009, which provides for the regulation of private postsecondary educational institutions by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education in the Department of Consumer Affairs, through January 1, 2019.

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/sen/sb_1201-1250/sb_1247_bill_20140220_introduced.pdf

Status: Introduced 2/20/2014. Referred to Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development and Senate Committee on Education 3/6/2014. Hearing held, reported; re-referred to Committee on Education 4/28/2014. Committee on Education hearing scheduled 4/30/2014.

Outlook: The Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development recommended this measure for passage by a 8-1 vote. The measure has been re-referred to the Senate Committee on Education, which has added this measure to its April 30 hearing agenda.

The sponsor of this measure serves as the Chair of the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development.

The sponsor is a member of the majority party but has not garnered the support of any cosponsors. The Democratic Party controls both legislative chambers as well as the Office of Governor.

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