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 full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking undergraduate students of the institution if the institution receives federal funding.
Current version: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_0301-0350/ab_330_bill_20140123_amended_asm_v97.pdf
As introduced: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_0301-0350/ab_330_bill_20130213_introduced.html
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 1/7/2014. Hearing held; passed committee and referred to Committee on Appropriations 1/14/2014. Hearing held, reported 1/23/2014. Passed Assembly. ordered to Senate 1/29/2014. Referred to Senate Education Committee and Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee 2/6/2014.
Outlook: The Senate Education Committee is chaired by Senator Carol Liu (D). Before this measure may be considered by the second committee of referral, it must first be reported out by the Education Committee. Committees are not required to consider every measure referred to them. As per Joint Rule 51 (b)(2), the committee has until June 27 to report on this measure.
The Assembly adopted this measure by a 53-24 partisan vote and transmitted it to the Senate where it was referred to the Committee on Rules. While not required, the sponsor has failed to garner the cosponsorship of any member of the second chamber. The Democratic Party controls both legislative chambers as well as the Governor's office.
Effective Date: Upon approval of the Governor
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