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Legislative Update as of 9/26/2018



  1. Sponsor



   
AB 2635   (Weber D) Sponsor
Education finance: local control funding formula: supplemental grants: lowest performing pupil subgroup or subgroups.
Location: 6/29/2018 - S .  DEAD
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Would, commencing with the 2018–19 fiscal year, adjust the definition of “unduplicated pupils” to include pupils who are included in the lowest performing subgroup or subgroups, as defined, based on the most recently available mathematics or language arts results on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, as specified. The bill would require the Superintendent of Public Instruction to annually identify the lowest performing pupil subgroup or subgroups.  
 
SB 1216   (Glazer D) Sponsor
Charter schools.
Location: 4/27/2018 - S .  DEAD
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Would require the governing body of a charter school to hold its meetings within the physical boundaries of the state and in accordance with specified provisions related to those meetings, as provided, including a requirement that, if the governing body of the charter school operates charter schools in multiple school districts, a teleconference location be available within the geographic boundaries of each school district in which the charter schools are located. To the extent that this teleconference location requirement would impose new duties on charter schools, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program. 
 


  2. Support



   
AB 406   (McCarty D) Support
Charter schools: operation.
Location: 9/7/2018 - A .  CHAPTERED
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The Charter Schools Act of 1992 provides for the establishment and operation of a charter school and authorizes a charter school to elect to operate as, or be operated by, a nonprofit public benefit corporation, as specified. This bill, on and after July 1, 2019, would prohibit a petitioner that submits a charter petition for the establishment of a charter school or a charter school that submits a charter renewal or material revision application from operating as, or being operated by, as defined, a for-profit corporation, a for-profit educational management organization, or a for-profit charter management organization. 
Chapter  291 
 
AB 1747   (Rodriguez D) Support
School safety plans.
Location: 9/4/2018 - A .  ENROLLED
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Would provide that it is the intent of the Legislature that all public schools, in kindergarten, and grades 1 to 12, inclusive, operated by school districts, including in cooperation with classified employees, develop a comprehensive school safety plan, and that all school staff be trained on this plan. 
 
AB 1871   (Bonta D) Support
Charter schools: free and reduced-price meals.
Location: 9/18/2018 - A .  CHAPTERED
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Would, commencing with 2019–20 school year, require a charter school to provide each needy pupil, as defined, with one nutritionally adequate free or reduced-price meal during each schoolday, except as provided for a charter school that offers nonclassroom-based instruction. For a charter school that becomes operational on or after July 1, 2019, the bill would require the charter school to implement these requirements no later than July 1 of the school year after becoming operational, and to provide written notice, as specified, of the period of time that the charter school will not provide those meals.  
Chapter  480 
 
AB 2217   (Burke D) Support
Income taxes: credits: Bridget “Biddy” Mason Golden State Credit Program.
Location: 8/31/2018 - S .  DEAD
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The Personal Income Tax Law and the Corporation Tax Law allow various credits against the taxes imposed by those laws. This bill, before January 1, 2021, would require the Treasurer to establish a procedure to accept monetary transfers from qualified entities and to transfer golden state credits (GSC) to qualified entities. This bill, on and after January 1, 2021, and before January, 1, 2026, would allow the Treasurer to transfer to a qualified entity one GSC for each $0.90 that the qualified entity transfers to the Treasurer, and would limit the amount of GSCs to be transferred to $50,000,00 per calendar year, as provided. This bill would require any moneys received by the Treasurer, less costs, to be deposited into the General Fund. This bill, on and after January 1, 2021, and before January 1, 2026, would allow a qualified entity to transfer to a donating taxpayer one GSC for each $1 that the donating taxpayer contributes to the qualified entity. 
 
AB 3022   (Gonzalez Fletcher D) Support
Retroactive grant of high school diplomas: departed and deported pupils.
Location: 8/27/2018 - A .  ENROLLED
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Would authorize the retroactive grant of a high school diploma to a person who has departed California against his or her will, as defined, and, at the time of his or her departure, was enrolled in grade 12 of a high school operated by a school district, by or under the jurisdiction of a county office of education, or by a charter school, who did not receive a high school diploma because his or her education was interrupted due to his or her departure, and who was in good academic standing at the time of his or her departure, as specified. 
 


  4. Oppose



   
AB 276   (Medina D) Oppose
Local educational agencies: charter schools.
Location: 8/31/2018 - S .  DEAD
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Would expressly state that a local educational agency, including a charter school and an entity managing a charter school, as defined, is subject to the Ralph M. Brown Act, unless the charter school is operated by an entity governed by the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, in which case the charter school would be subject to the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act. This provision would become operative on July 1, 2019. 
 
AB 1478   (Jones-Sawyer D) Oppose
Charter schools.
Location: 2/1/2018 - A .  DEAD
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Would expressly state that charter schools and entities managing charter schools are subject to the Ralph M. Brown Act, unless the charter school is operated by an entity governed by the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act, in which case the charter school would be subject to the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act. This bill contains other related provisions and other existing laws. 
 
AB 3222   (O'Donnell D) Oppose
Public works: prevailing wages.
Location: 8/17/2018 - S .  DEAD
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Would expand the definition of “public works,” for the purposes of provisions relating to the prevailing rate of per diem wages, to also include any construction, alteration, demolition, installation, or repair work done under private contract on a project for a charter school, as defined, when the project is paid for, in whole or in part, with the proceeds of conduit revenue bonds, as defined, that were issued on or after January 1, 2019. 
 


  6. Neutral



   
AB 1661   (Limón D) Neutral
School accountability: federal compliance with accountability requirements.
Location: 9/22/2018 - A .  CHAPTERED
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Would update cross-references to the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act as amended by the federal Every Student Succeeds Act and make various conforming changes, including to provisions relating to foster youth and provisions relating to parent and family engagement programs. By imposing additional requirements on school districts and county offices of education in regards to written parent and family engagement programs, and to the extent other changes are in addition to what is required by federal law, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program. 
Chapter  669 
 
SB 607   (Skinner D) Neutral
Pupil discipline: suspensions and expulsions: willful defiance.
Location: 9/12/2018 - S .  ENROLLED
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Current law prohibits the suspension of a pupil enrolled in kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 3, inclusive, and recommending the expulsion of a pupil enrolled in kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, for disrupting school activities or otherwise willfully defying the valid authority of those school personnel engaged in the performance of their duties.This bill, commencing July 1, 2019, would also prohibit the suspension of a pupil enrolled in grades 4 and 5 for disrupting school activities or otherwise willfully defying the valid authority of those school personnel engaged in the performance of their duties. 
 

Total Measures: 12

Total Tracking Forms: 12



9/26/2018 3:39:51 AM

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