Legislative Positions

Date Bill Author ASCCC Position Summary Position Letter
AB 1111 Berman Oppose On April 17, 2021, during the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC) 2021 Spring Plenary Session, Resolution S21 6.08 Oppose AB 1111 (Berman, 2021) as of April 9, 2021 was passed by the ASCCC delegates. Therefore, the ASCCC expresses its position of opposition for AB 1111 (Berman) as of April 9, 2021. AB 1111 Letter of Oppose
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. CoFO Letter 2/1/2021
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). Letter of Support - ACA 5
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. ASCCC Funding 2020-21 Budget Letter
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. One-time Budget Request
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. Online Community College and the California Community College Budget
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. SB 874 - Support if Amended
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). AB 3310 - Oppose
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. CoFO Letter 2/27/2020
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. ASCCC Response to Nonduplication Analysis