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California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools

California A.B. 2247 - Governance & State Oversight

03/13/2014

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. Referred to Assembly Committee on Higher Education 3/6/2014.

Outlook: The Assembly Committee on Higher Education is chaired by Assembly Member Das Williams (D). The sponsor is not a member of the committee of referral. Committees are not required to consider every measure referred to them. Per Joint Rule 61 (b)(6), the committee has by May 9 to act on this measure

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. Democrats control both chambers of the Legislature as well as the office of the Governor. 

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