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SB 185 - An Act to Amend Section 66205 of the Education Code, Relating to Public Postsecondary Education.

Public postsecondary education. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law, the Donahoe Higher Education Act, sets forth, among other things, the missions and functions of California’s public and independent segments of higher education, and their respective institutions of higher education. Existing law establishes the University of California, under the administration of the Regents of the University of California, and the California State University,… More
Existing law, the Donahoe Higher Education Act, sets forth, among other things, the missions and functions of California’s public and independent segments of higher education, and their respective institutions of higher education. Existing law establishes the University of California, under the administration of the Regents of the University of California, and the California State University, under the administration of the Trustees of the California State University, as 2 of the public segments of postsecondary education. Provisions of the Donahoe Higher Education Act apply to the University of California only to the extent that the regents act, by resolution, to make these provisions applicable. A provision of the act expresses legislative intent with respect to the determination of standards and criteria for admission to the University of California and the California State University.

This bill would authorize the University of California and the California State University to consider race, gender, ethnicity, and national origin, along with other relevant factors, in undergraduate and graduate admissions, to the maximum extent permitted by the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution, Section 31 of Article I of the California Constitution, and relevant case law.

The bill would require the trustees, and request the regents, to report in writing to the Legislature and the Governor by November 1, 2013, on the implementation of the bill. The bill would require these reports to include information relative to the number of students admitted, disaggregated by race, gender, ethnicity, national origin, geographic origin, and household income, and compared to the prior 2 years of admissions. Hide
 
Status:
This bill was passed by both houses and vetoed by the Governor. It did not become law
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on September 1, 2011.

voted YES: 23 voted NO: 15
2 voted present/not voting

An Act to Amend Section 66205 of the Education Code, Relating to Public Postsecondary Education.

SB 185 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
Existing law, the Donahoe Higher Education Act, sets forth, among other things, the missions and functions of California’s public and independent segments of higher education, and their respective institutions of higher education. Existing law establishes the University of California, under the administration of the Regents of the University of California, and the California State University, under the administration of the Trustees of the California State University, as 2 of the public segments of postsecondary education. Provisions of the Donahoe Higher Education Act apply to the University of California only to the extent that the regents act, by resolution, to make these provisions applicable. A provision of the act expresses legislative intent with respect to the determination of standards and criteria for admission to the University of California and the California State University.

This bill would authorize the University of California and the California State University to consider race, gender, ethnicity, and national origin, along with other relevant factors, in undergraduate and graduate admissions, to the maximum extent permitted by the 14th Amendment to… More
Existing law, the Donahoe Higher Education Act, sets forth, among other things, the missions and functions of California’s public and independent segments of higher education, and their respective institutions of higher education. Existing law establishes the University of California, under the administration of the Regents of the University of California, and the California State University, under the administration of the Trustees of the California State University, as 2 of the public segments of postsecondary education. Provisions of the Donahoe Higher Education Act apply to the University of California only to the extent that the regents act, by resolution, to make these provisions applicable. A provision of the act expresses legislative intent with respect to the determination of standards and criteria for admission to the University of California and the California State University.

This bill would authorize the University of California and the California State University to consider race, gender, ethnicity, and national origin, along with other relevant factors, in undergraduate and graduate admissions, to the maximum extent permitted by the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution, Section 31 of Article I of the California Constitution, and relevant case law.

The bill would require the trustees, and request the regents, to report in writing to the Legislature and the Governor by November 1, 2013, on the implementation of the bill. The bill would require these reports to include information relative to the number of students admitted, disaggregated by race, gender, ethnicity, national origin, geographic origin, and household income, and compared to the prior 2 years of admissions. Hide
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Title
An Act to Amend Section 66205 of the Education Code, Relating to Public Postsecondary Education.
Author(s)
Ed Hernandez
Co-Authors
Subjects
  • Public postsecondary education
Major Actions
Introduced2/07/2011
Referred to Committee
Passed Senate Committee on Education4/27/2011
Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations5/16/2011
Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations5/26/2011
Passed Senate6/01/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Higher Education7/05/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations8/25/2011
Passed Assembly8/29/2011
Passed Senate9/01/2011
Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/09/2011
Vetoed by Governor10/08/2011
Vetoed by Governor10/08/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenate Committee on EducationDo pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.4/27/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Education
6 voted YES 3 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsPlaced on Appropriations Suspense file.5/16/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
9 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.5/26/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
6 voted YES 3 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateSenate 3rd Reading SB185 Hernandez6/01/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
22 voted YES 14 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on Higher EducationDo pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.7/05/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Higher Education
5 voted YES 3 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.8/25/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
12 voted YES 5 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssemblySB 185 Hernandez Senate Third Reading By LARA8/29/2011This bill PASSED the Assembly
49 voted YES 28 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateUnfinished Business SB185 Hernandez Concurrence9/01/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
23 voted YES 15 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/07/2011
2/07/2011Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
2/08/2011From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 10.
2/17/2011Referred to Com. on RLS.
4/04/2011From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
4/07/2011Re-referred to Com. on ED.
4/14/2011Set for hearing April 27.
select this voteVote4/27/2011Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
5/02/2011From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 3. Page 759.) (April 27).
5/03/2011Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
5/06/2011Set for hearing May 16.
select this voteVote5/16/2011Placed on Appropriations Suspense file.
5/16/2011Placed on APPR. suspense file.
5/20/2011Set for hearing May 26.
select this voteVote5/26/2011Do pass.
5/26/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 6. Noes 3. Page 1113.) (May 26).
5/27/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
6/01/2011Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 22. Noes 14. Page 1245.) Ordered to the Assembly.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage6/01/2011Senate 3rd Reading SB185 Hernandez
6/02/2011In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
6/13/2011Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.
select this voteVote7/05/2011Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
7/06/2011From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 3.) (July 5).
7/07/2011Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
8/17/2011Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
select this voteVote8/25/2011Do pass.
8/26/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 12. Noes 5.) (August 25). Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
8/29/2011Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 49. Noes 28. Page 2643.) Ordered to the Senate.
8/29/2011In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.
select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage8/29/2011SB 185 Hernandez Senate Third Reading By LARA
9/01/2011Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 23. Noes 15. Page 2227.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/01/2011Unfinished Business SB185 Hernandez Concurrence
9/09/2011Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 9:45 a.m.
Vetoed10/08/2011Vetoed by the Governor.
10/08/2011In Senate. Consideration of Governor's veto pending.
3/01/2012Consideration of Governor's veto stricken from file. Veto sustained.

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12 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
An Act to Amend Section 66205 of the Education Code, Relating to Public Postsecondary Education.: Unfinished Business SB185 Hernandez Concurrence

12 organizations supported this bill

American Civil Liberties Union
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Black Chamber of Commerce
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Commission on the Status of Women
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California State Student Association
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Equal Justice Society
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Greenlining Institute
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Hispanas Organized for Political Equality
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
National Association of Social Workers
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.

2 organizations opposed this bill

American Civil Rights Association
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
California Association Of Scholars
Senate Rules Committee (2011, August 30). Senate Floor Analysis. Retrieved September 29, 2011, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.

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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, 2009 – December 31, 2012.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Elaine AlquistDCA-13$750$0
Joel AndersonRCA-36$19,625$7,800
Tom BerryhillRCA-14$6,000$0
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
Ron CalderonDCA-30$7,900$0
Anthony CannellaRCA-12$3,000$4,900
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$17,700$0
Lou CorreaDCA-34$30,300$0
Kevin De LeonDCA-22$48,399$0
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$26,380$0
Bob DuttonRCA-31$6,600$0
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$7,100$0
Noreen EvansDCA-2$23,720$0
Jean FullerRCA-18$4,000$0
Ted GainesRCA-1$4,000$0
Loni HancockDCA-9$67,500$0
Tom HarmanRCA-35$8,000$0
Ed HernandezDCA-24$38,249$0
Bob HuffRCA-29$8,000$500
Christine KehoeDCA-39$11,900$0
Doug La MalfaRCA-4$0$0
Mark LenoDCA-3$37,600$0
Ted LieuDCA-28$104,071$0
Carol LiuDCA-21$17,300$0
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$11,900$0
Alex PadillaDCA-20$17,700$0
Fran PavleyDCA-23$92,200$0
Curren PriceDCA-26$21,900$0
Michael RubioDCA-16$22,600$0
Sharon RunnerRCA-17$0$500
Joe SimitianDCA-11$5,500$0
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$105,400$0
Tony StricklandRCA-19$12,500$17,998
Juan VargasDCA-40$63,800$0
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$4,000$2,656
Lois WolkDCA-5$15,550$0
Rod WrightDCA-25$21,600$0
Mark WylandRCA-38$11,799$3,900
Leland YeeDCA-8$40,100$0

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NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Elaine AlquistDCA-13$750$0
Joel AndersonRCA-36$19,625$7,800
Tom BerryhillRCA-14$6,000$0
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
Ron CalderonDCA-30$7,900$0
Anthony CannellaRCA-12$3,000$4,900
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$17,700$0
Lou CorreaDCA-34$30,300$0
Kevin De LeonDCA-22$48,399$0
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$26,380$0
Bob DuttonRCA-31$6,600$0
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$7,100$0
Noreen EvansDCA-2$23,720$0
Jean FullerRCA-18$4,000$0
Ted GainesRCA-1$4,000$0
Loni HancockDCA-9$67,500$0
Tom HarmanRCA-35$8,000$0
Ed HernandezDCA-24$38,249$0
Bob HuffRCA-29$8,000$500
Christine KehoeDCA-39$11,900$0
Doug La MalfaRCA-4$0$0
Mark LenoDCA-3$37,600$0
Ted LieuDCA-28$104,071$0
Carol LiuDCA-21$17,300$0
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$11,900$0
Alex PadillaDCA-20$17,700$0
Fran PavleyDCA-23$92,200$0
Curren PriceDCA-26$21,900$0
Michael RubioDCA-16$22,600$0
Sharon RunnerRCA-17$0$500
Joe SimitianDCA-11$5,500$0
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$105,400$0
Tony StricklandRCA-19$12,500$17,998
Juan VargasDCA-40$63,800$0
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$4,000$2,656
Lois WolkDCA-5$15,550$0
Rod WrightDCA-25$21,600$0
Mark WylandRCA-38$11,799$3,900
Leland YeeDCA-8$40,100$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
State & local government employee unions$707,723
Education$159,320
Welfare & social work$34,500
Women's issues$24,600
Minority & ethnic groups$14,000
Democratic-based groups (but not official party committees) and generic liberal/progressive ones$4,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Republican-based groups (but not official party committees) and generic conservative ones$38,254
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