California A.B. 509 – Governance & State Oversight
Sponsor: Assemblymember Henry Perea (D)
Summary: Current version (4/23/2015): Exempts from the provisions of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 a bona fide organization, association, or council that offers preapprenticeship training programs on behalf of one or more apprenticeship programs that are approved by the Division of Apprenticeship Standards.
Requires a bona fide organization, association, or council that offers preapprenticeship training programs, on behalf of one or more Division of Apprenticeship Standards-approved apprenticeship programs. to satisfy one of the following conditions:
(2) It is not on the Eligible Training Provider List established and maintained by the California Workforce Investment Board but has met the requirements for placement on the list.
(2) It is on the Eligible Training Provider List established and maintained by the California Workforce Investment Board and meets the requirements for continued listing.
Specifies that if an organization, association or council has been removed from the Eligible Training Provider List established and maintained by the California Workforce Investment Board for failure to meet performance standards, it is not exempt until it meets all applicable performance standards.
Current version (4/23/2015): http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/15-16/bill/asm/ab_0501-0550/ab_509_bill_20150423_amended_asm_v97.pdf
Previous version (3/26/2015): http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/15-16/bill/asm/ab_0501-0550/ab_509_bill_20150326_amended_asm_v98.pdf
Status: Introduced 2/23/2015. Amended, referred to Assembly Committee on Higher Education 3/26/2015. Hearing held, reported; re-referred to Assembly Committee on Appropriations 4/21/2015. Amended 4/23/2015. Hearing held, reported 5/6/2015. Passed Assembly; received in Senate, referred to Senate Committee on Rules 5/14/2015. Rereferred to Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development and Senate Committee on Education 5/28/2015.
Outlook: The Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development is chaired by Senator Jerry Hill (D). 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. Per Joint Rule 61(a)(11), the committee has by July 17 to act on this measure.
The Assembly adopted this measure by a 78-0 vote.
This measure, introduced by Assemblymember Henry Perea (D), is considered a spot bill, which does not contain the full text of the sponsor’s proposal. Spot bills are introduced before the Legislature’s filing deadline as technical, nonsubstantive bills and are later amended by their authors with new text. As the full text of spot bills are still in the drafting stages, their intent is not released to the public. The Democratic Party controls both chambers of the Legislature as well as the Office of the Governor.
Effective Date: January 1, 2016
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