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


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.

Status: Introduced 2/20/2014. Referred to Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development and Senate Committee on Education 3/6/2014. Hearing scheduled 4/28/2014.

Outlook: The Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development will accept public testimony during the April 28 hearing. Written testimony should be submitted in advance of the hearing. Generally, measures are acted upon during their public hearing if they are considered by the committee. Action will be taken at the discretion of the chairman.

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. Committee are not required to hear every measure referred.

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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