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AB 101 And SB 330: The Juggernauts Of The 2019 Housing Laws

During the 2019 legislative season, upwards of 20 housing bills were passed, all with the purpose of addressing California’s affordable housing crisis.

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Bid Thresholds Raised For 2020

According to the California Department of Education Office of Financial Accountability and Information Services, pursuant to Public Contract Code section 20111(a), the bid threshold for K-12 school districts' purchases of equipment, materials, supplies and services (except construction services) has been adjusted to $95,200, effective January 1, 2020.

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Formerly Homeless Youth To Be Granted Priority Enrollment And Additional Resources At The Community College Level

Assembly Bill (AB) 806 was signed into law by Governor Newsom on July 31, 2019, extending the following postsecondary educational resources to formerly homeless youth.

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Adult Education Students Pursuing High School Diploma Or Equivalency Certificate Allowed To Enroll As Special Part Time Students At Community Colleges

Senate Bill (SB) 554 was signed into law on by Governor Newsom on October 4, 2019. The law authorizes the governing board of a school district overseeing an adult education program, or the governing board of a community college district overseeing a noncredit program, to authorize an adult student pursuing a high school diploma or equivalency certificate to enroll as a special part-time student at

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New Laws Streamline Process For Participation In College And Career Access Pathways Partnership

ssembly Bill (AB 30) and Senate Bill (SB) 586 were signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 4, 2019. The two bills jointly revised Education Code section 76004 to simplify the requirements for high school pupil participation under a College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) partnership.

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Appellate Court Finds That Solar Energy Project Was Not Exempt From City’s Zoning Ordinance

A recent California appellate court ruling has clarified the requirements for a local agency's compliance with city or county zoning ordinances.

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New Law Prohibits Barriers To Charter School Enrollment

A new law is intended to discourage the improper recruitment and disenrollment of charter school students, particularly students who belong to certain protected classes.

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New Laws Promote Student Safety: Bullying, Harassment, And Suicide Prevention

The Governor has signed legislation that promotes student safety by providing additional resources for suicide prevention and combating bullying and sexual harassment.

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Two New Laws Add Duties Regarding Student Sexual Harassment Policies And Domestic Violence Resource Information

The Governor has signed legislation that promotes student safety by providing additional resources for combating sexual harassment and domestic violence.

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