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California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools

California A.B. 2247 - Governance & State Oversight

02/24/2014

Sponsor: Assemblymember Das Williams (D)

Summary: Requires each campus or other unit of a private postsecondary educational institution that receives public funding through state or federal financial aid programs, is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and offers education and training programs to California students to make final accreditation documents available to the public via the institution’s Internet Web site.

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_2201-2250/ab_2247_bill_20140221_introduced.pdf

Status: Introduced 2/21/2014.

Outlook: 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 does not sit on the likely committee of referral. Democrats control both chambers of the Legislature as well as the office of the Governor. 

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