In the wake of the #MeToo movement, and as part of the ongoing legislative response to it, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 749 into law, which prohibits no-rehire clauses in certain types of settlement and severance agreements.
During the 2019 legislative season, upwards of 20 housing bills were passed, all with the purpose of addressing California’s affordable housing crisis.
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.
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.
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
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.
A recent California appellate court ruling has clarified the requirements for a local agency's compliance with city or county zoning ordinances.
A new law is intended to discourage the improper recruitment and disenrollment of charter school students, particularly students who belong to certain protected classes.
The Governor has signed legislation that promotes student safety by providing additional resources for suicide prevention and combating bullying and sexual harassment.