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

03/07/2014

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.

Outlook: The sponsor of this measure serves as the Chair of the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development. Before this measure may be considered by the second committee of referral, it must first be reported out by this committee. Committees are not required to consider every measure referred to them.

By rule, this measure cannot be heard in committee until March 23, or 30 days have passed since its introduction. 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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