Legislative Positions

Datesort ascending Bill Author ASCCC Position Summary Position Letter
February 1, 2021 Community College Budget Proposal We encourage the Legislature to leverage the increased revenue and likelihood of additional federal stimulus to implement the following: Deferrals, Expand the COLA and reject contingencies, Shift enrollment growth funding to COLA, Add an additional year of the hold harmless provision in the funding formula, and Increase support for full-time and part-time faculty to serve students. PDF icon CoFO Letter 2/1/2021
May 27, 2020 Assembly Constitutional Amendment 5 Weber Support The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges wishes to express our position of support for Assembly Constitutional Amendment 5 (Weber, as of 25 May 2020), which, if approved by voters, would repeal Proposition 209 (1996). PDF icon Letter of Support - ACA 5
May 21, 2020 Budget Request The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges respectfully requests that the cut to the ASCCC in the governor’s May revision of the budget be removed in the legislature’s version of the budget. PDF icon ASCCC Funding 2020-21 Budget Letter
May 4, 2020 Budget Request ICAS is requesting funding to support system-wide student transfer in California. The following chart indicates the budget request amounts; all are one-time funding requests. PDF icon One-time Budget Request
April 20, 2020 Request reconsideration The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) requests the legislature’s reconsideration of the allocation of resources to the online community college, Calbright, during this current health and economic crisis. The funding allocated to them could be better used to protect student access in the accredited colleges. PDF icon Online Community College and the California Community College Budget
April 17, 2020 SB 874 (Hill, Hueso, Wilk) Community College Districts: Statewide Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program Hill, Hueso, and Wilk Support if Amended The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges wishes to express its support for SB 874 (Hill, as of 22 March 2020), if amended to remove the “nonduplication with California State University” provision within the bill. PDF icon SB 874 - Support if Amended
April 17, 2020 AB 3310 (Muratsuchi, as of 22 March 2020): Community Colleges: Ethnic Studies Muratsuchi Oppose The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) is writing to express its reluctant opposition to AB 3310 (Muratsuchi, as of 22 March 2020). PDF icon AB 3310 - Oppose
February 27, 2020 Oppose Performance-Based Funding CoFO steadfastly opposes performance-based funding and would encourage the removal of this component from the current funding formula. We further recommend that, rather than take money away from the base allocation of some colleges to augment others, the state should maintain the “hold harmless” provision indefinitely and only fund supplemental allocations with additional funds. PDF icon CoFO Letter 2/27/2020
February 10, 2020 ASCCC Response to Nonduplication Analysis The Chancellor’s Office January 10, 2020 nonduplication analysis does not address the ASCCC’s primary assertion in our October 7, 2019 letter to the Legislature. PDF icon ASCCC Response to Nonduplication Analysis
January 16, 2020 AB 968 (Garcia): Naturalist Pathway Pilot Program Position (as of 01/06/2020) Garcia Oppose as Written The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) is writing to express its reluctant opposition to AB 968 (Garcia, as of 01/06/2020) as written. PDF icon AB 968 Oppose as Written

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