FACCC’s 2018 End-of-Year Legislative Report.

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

  • Oppose separate fully online college; support enhanced resources for existing online infrastructure. Status:$35 million in one-time funds for the Online Education Initiative attained in 18-19 Budget Act.
  • 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. Status: Attained in 18-19 Budget Act:
    • $50 million in one-time funds for part-time faculty office hours
    • $50 million in ongoing funds for full-time faculty
    • $10 million in ongoing funds for legal services for undocumented students, faculty and staff
    • $8.49 million in ongoing funds for Veterans Resource Centers
    • $10 million in ongoing funds for mental health services & training
    • $10 million in ongoing funds for Hunger Free Campuses
  • 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. Status: Vetoed 
  • 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. Status: Held in Senate Suspense File
  • 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. Status: Chaptered September 30, 2018
  • 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. Status: Chaptered September 28, 2018

Click here for FACCC’s federal priorities.

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