California Senate bills became effective January 1, 2022 that impact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education and institutions subject to the BPPE’s oversight.
Proposed changes to recognition of nonprofit and public institutions have been signed into law and will become effective January 1, 2022, just in time for the out-of-state registration process to become more complex.
The California Legislature passes AB70, amending the CA Private Postsecondary Education Act as it relates to the authority of the BPPE to verify an institution’s nonprofit status.
On October 4, Governor Gavin Newsom approved all three private higher education bills that had previously passed through the California legislative process.
California Senate Appropriations Committee Sends Three Postsecondary Bills for Further Action, Shelves Three Others
The California Senate Appropriations Committee returned from recess on August 12 and resumed discussion of the six remaining higher education bills.
California higher education bills remain unresolved during summer break. The seven original bills passed the Assembly, but have undergone amendments in the Senate. Read our summary of the trajectory of the bills over the past few months as we await the Legislature to reconvene on August 12.
The California Assembly Higher Education Committee unanimously voted to advance a bill, AB 1345, designed to exclude OPMs and service providers from tuition share arrangements.
Part III in our series on the proposed bills in the California Assembly recaps two bills (AB1341 and AB1342) that would significantly affect both in-state and out-of-state nonprofit institutions and institutions considering a conversion to nonprofit status.
California Jumps in with Sweeping Statutory Proposals – Part II (Registered Online Institutions and STRF)
Part two in our series on the seven new bills a group of six California Assembly members have introduced focuses on registered online institutions and the California Student Tuition Recovery Fund.