2018 State and Federal Legislative Priorities

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FACCC’s response to the Governor’s Budget Proposal:

  • Oppose separate fully online college; support enhanced resources for existing online infrastructure.
  • Oppose performance-based funding; support metrics that genuinely lead to student success.
  • Oppose wholesale consolidation of categorical programs.
  • Support increased funding for full- and part-time faculty, and student support services.
  • Support full implementation of Proposition 51 facilities projects.

FACCC-Sponsored Legislation:

  • AB 310 (Medina) would require community college districts to publish the provision of paid office hours by part-time faculty.
  • AB 2933 (Medina) would encourage counties to establish a single point of contact within various departments to assist academic counselors with referral information on relevant programs and services.
  • AB 2012 (Medina) Co-sponsored with California Federation of Teachers (CFT). Would require that part-time faculty working in differential pay districts receive no less than 50% of their regular salary for the remaining portion of a 12-week parental leave.
  • SB 1348 (Pan) Co-sponsored with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Would require community colleges that train allied health professionals to report annually on the clinical placement of students.

Click here for FACCC’s federal priorities.

Click here for FACCC’s 2017 End-of-Year Legislative Report.