AB 2079 - An Act to Add Section 67365 to the Education Code, Relating to Student Athletes.

Student athletes: scholarships. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law prohibits any person from giving, offering, promising, or attempting to give any money or any other thing of value to any particular student athlete or member of the immediate family of the student athlete for purposes of inducing or encouraging the student athlete’s application, enrollment, or attendance at a public or private institution of postsecondary education in order to… More
Existing law prohibits any person from giving, offering, promising, or attempting to give any money or any other thing of value to any particular student athlete or member of the immediate family of the student athlete for purposes of inducing or encouraging the student athlete’s application, enrollment, or attendance at a public or private institution of postsecondary education in order to have the athlete participate in intercollegiate sporting events, contests, exhibitions, or programs at that institution, except in accordance with the bylaws of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, as specified.

This bill, commencing January 1, 2012, would require a California postsecondary educational institution that offers athletic scholarships, or that provides, by any delivery method, written material regarding its athletic program to a student athlete, to provide specified information on its Internet Web site that describes, among other things, the institution’s athletic program’s policies concerning athletic scholarship issuance, renewal, release, and medical expenses. Hide
 
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Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on August 24, 2010.

voted YES: 24 voted NO: 11
4 voted present/not voting

An Act to Add Section 67365 to the Education Code, Relating to Student Athletes.

AB 2079 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
Existing law prohibits any person from giving, offering, promising, or attempting to give any money or any other thing of value to any particular student athlete or member of the immediate family of the student athlete for purposes of inducing or encouraging the student athlete’s application, enrollment, or attendance at a public or private institution of postsecondary education in order to have the athlete participate in intercollegiate sporting events, contests, exhibitions, or programs at that institution, except in accordance with the bylaws of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, as specified.

This bill, commencing January 1, 2012, would require a California postsecondary educational institution that offers athletic scholarships, or that provides, by any delivery method, written material regarding its athletic program to a student athlete, to provide specified information on its Internet Web site that describes, among other things, the institution’s athletic program’s policies concerning athletic scholarship issuance, renewal, release, and medical expenses.
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Title
An Act to Add Section 67365 to the Education Code, Relating to Student Athletes.
Author(s)
Tom Torlakson, Mike Davis
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Student athletes: scholarships
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/18/2010
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Assembly Committee on Higher Education4/06/2010
    Passed Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media4/20/2010
    Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations5/28/2010
    Passed Assembly6/02/2010
    Passed Senate Committee on Education6/30/2010
    Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations8/02/2010
    Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations8/12/2010
    Passed Senate8/24/2010
    Passed Assembly8/26/2010
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/08/2010
    Became law (chaptered).9/30/2010
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteAssembly Committee on Higher EducationDo pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Arts, Entertain, Sports, Tourism, & Internet Media4/06/2010This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Higher Education
    9 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet MediaDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.4/20/2010This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media
    6 voted YES 1 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass as amended.5/28/2010This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
    12 voted YES 5 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 2079 TORLAKSON Assembly Third Reading6/02/2010This bill PASSED the Assembly
    58 voted YES 17 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on EducationDo pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.6/30/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Education
    5 voted YES 2 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsPlaced on Appropriations Suspense file.8/02/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
    10 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsDo pass as amended.8/12/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
    6 voted YES 5 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB2079 Torlakson By Strickland8/24/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
    24 voted YES 11 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 2079 TORLAKSON Concurrence in Senate Amendments8/26/2010This bill PASSED the Assembly
    56 voted YES 19 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/18/2010
    2/18/2010Read first time. To print.
    2/21/2010From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.
    3/25/2010Referred to Coms. on HIGHER ED. and A.,E.,S.,T., & I.M. From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on HIGHER ED. Read second time and amended.
    4/05/2010Re-referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.
    select this voteVote4/06/2010Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Arts, Entertain, Sports, Tourism, & Internet Media
    4/08/2010From committee: Amend, do pass as amended, and re-refer to Com. on A.,E.,S.,T., & I.M. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (April 6).
    4/12/2010Read second time and amended.
    4/13/2010Re-referred to Com. on A.,E.,S.,T., & I.M.
    select this voteVote4/20/2010Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
    4/20/2010From committee: Do pass, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Re-referred. (Ayes 6. Noes 1.) (April 20).
    5/05/2010In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
    select this voteVote5/28/2010Do pass as amended.
    5/28/2010From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 12. Noes 5.) (May 28). Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.
    6/01/2010Read second time. To third reading.
    6/02/2010Read third time, passed, and to Senate. (Ayes 58. Noes 17. Page 5497.)
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage6/02/2010AB 2079 TORLAKSON Assembly Third Reading
    6/03/2010In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    6/10/2010Referred to Com. on ED.
    select this voteVote6/30/2010Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
    7/15/2010From committee: Amend, do pass as amended, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (June 30). Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    8/02/2010In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR suspense file.
    select this voteVote8/02/2010Placed on Appropriations Suspense file.
    select this voteVote8/12/2010Do pass as amended.
    8/16/2010From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 6. Noes 5.) (August 12).
    8/17/2010Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
    8/20/2010Read third time, amended. To second reading.
    8/23/2010Read second time. To third reading.
    8/24/2010Read third time, passed, and to Assembly. (Ayes 24. Noes 11. Page 4824.)
    8/24/2010In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after August 26 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage8/24/2010Assembly 3rd Reading AB2079 Torlakson By Strickland
    8/25/2010Assembly Rule 77 suspended. (Ayes 49. Noes 27. Page 6645.)
    8/26/2010Senate amendments concurred in. To enrollment. (Ayes 56. Noes 19. Page 6710.)
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage8/26/2010AB 2079 TORLAKSON Concurrence in Senate Amendments
    9/08/2010Enrolled and to the Governor at 4 p.m.
    9/30/2010Approved by the Governor.
    9/30/2010Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 592, Statutes of 2010.

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    105 times as much
    $112,100
    $31,425
    $1,588,060
    $2,112,716
    $3,844,301
    $36,500
    $36,500

    opposed this bill

    4 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    An Act to Add Section 67365 to the Education Code, Relating to Student Athletes.: Assembly 3rd Reading AB2079 Torlakson By Strickland

    4 organizations supported this bill

    California Labor Federation
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 23). Bill Analysis AB 2079 8-23-2010. Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Leg Info.
    Consumer Attorneys of California
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 23). Bill Analysis AB 2079 8-23-2010. Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Leg Info.
    National College Players Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 23). Bill Analysis AB 2079 8-23-2010. Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Leg Info.
    United Steelworkers
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 23). Bill Analysis AB 2079 8-23-2010. Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Leg Info.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    California State University
    Senate Rules Committee (2010, August 23). Bill Analysis AB 2079 8-23-2010. Retrieved September 23, 2010, from Leg Info.

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    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Sam AanestadRCA-4$2,000$0Yes
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$44,000$0Yes
    Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0No
    Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$3,000$0Yes
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$84,800$1,000Yes
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$44,250$0Yes
    Dave CogdillRCA-14$25,300$0No
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$230,967$1,000Yes
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$121,000$2,000No
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$428,825$0Yes
    Jeff DenhamRCA-12$15,550$1,000Not Voting
    Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0No
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$16,245$5,000No
    Bill EmmersonRCA-37$8,931$0No
    Dean FlorezDCA-16$4,500$0Yes
    Loni HancockDCA-9$227,690$650Yes
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$40,048$200Not Voting
    Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$2,000$0No
    Bob HuffRCA-29$20,270$0No
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$103,175$0Yes
    Mark LenoDCA-3$239,902$100Yes
    Carol LiuDCA-21$137,650$500Yes
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$124,150$0No
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$100,700$1,750Yes
    Jenny OropezaDCA-28$83,059$100Not Voting
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$211,949$3,500Yes
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$136,429$2,475Yes
    Curren PriceDCA-26$100,409$300Yes
    Gloria RomeroDCA-24$87,783$1,200Yes
    George RunnerRCA-17$42,025$0Yes
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$94,600$650Yes
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$414,921$6,500Yes
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$73,326$1,000Yes
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$51,575$1,500No
    Pat WigginsDCA-2$37,250$0Not Voting
    Lois WolkDCA-5$200,683$2,075Yes
    Rod WrightDCA-25$96,000$2,000No
    Mark WylandRCA-38$13,450$1,000Yes
    Leland YeeDCA-8$175,889$1,000Yes

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    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Sam AanestadRCA-4$2,000$0Yes
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$44,000$0Yes
    Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0No
    Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$3,000$0Yes
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$84,800$1,000Yes
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$44,250$0Yes
    Dave CogdillRCA-14$25,300$0No
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$230,967$1,000Yes
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$121,000$2,000No
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$428,825$0Yes
    Jeff DenhamRCA-12$15,550$1,000Not Voting
    Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0No
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$16,245$5,000No
    Bill EmmersonRCA-37$8,931$0No
    Dean FlorezDCA-16$4,500$0Yes
    Loni HancockDCA-9$227,690$650Yes
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$40,048$200Not Voting
    Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$2,000$0No
    Bob HuffRCA-29$20,270$0No
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$103,175$0Yes
    Mark LenoDCA-3$239,902$100Yes
    Carol LiuDCA-21$137,650$500Yes
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$124,150$0No
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$100,700$1,750Yes
    Jenny OropezaDCA-28$83,059$100Not Voting
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$211,949$3,500Yes
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$136,429$2,475Yes
    Curren PriceDCA-26$100,409$300Yes
    Gloria RomeroDCA-24$87,783$1,200Yes
    George RunnerRCA-17$42,025$0Yes
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$94,600$650Yes
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$414,921$6,500Yes
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$73,326$1,000Yes
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$51,575$1,500No
    Pat WigginsDCA-2$37,250$0Not Voting
    Lois WolkDCA-5$200,683$2,075Yes
    Rod WrightDCA-25$96,000$2,000No
    Mark WylandRCA-38$13,450$1,000Yes
    Leland YeeDCA-8$175,889$1,000Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Construction unions$2,112,716
    Attorneys & law firms$1,588,060
    Labor unions$112,100
    Recreation & entertainment$31,425

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Schools & colleges$36,500
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