AB 1507 (Smith): Charter Schools Location: Resource Center: Support if Amended
Deletes the authority of a charter school to locate outside the jurisdiction or geographic boundaries of the chartering school district because the charter school has attempted to locate a single site or facility to house the entire program, but a site or facility is unavailable in the area in which the charter school chooses to locate, or the site is needed for temporary use during a construction or expansion project.
ACA 5 (Weber): Government Preferences: Support
This proposed constitutional amendment would bring to the voters the opportunity to repeal Proposition 209 and restore Affirmative Action in public university admissions, hiring and contracting. This measure would repeal provisions enacted by Proposition 209 which prohibits the state from discriminating against, or granting preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin, in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting.
SB 126 (Leyva): Charter Schools: Support
(Signed by Governor 3/5/19)
Expressly states that charter schools and entities managing such are subject to either the Ralph M. Brown Act or the Bagley Keene Open Meeting Act. Requires specified charter schools or entities managing charter schools to hold meetings in specified locations. Expressly states that charter schools and entities managing charter schools are subject to the California Public Records Act and the Political Reform Act, with exceptions.
Support / Support If Amended
SB 1130 (Gonzalez): Telecommunications: California Advanced Services Fund
This bill would require the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to implement and expand the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) program to encourage deployment of 21st century-ready communications in California’s most needed communities.