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SB 48 - An Act to Amend Sections 51204.5, 51500, 51501, 60040, and 60044 of the Education Code, Relating to Instruction.

Pupil instruction: prohibition of discriminatory content. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law requires instruction in social sciences to include a study of the role and contributions of both men and women and specified categories of persons to the development of California and the United States.

This bill would update references to certain categories of persons and additionally would require instruction in social sciences to include a study of the role and… More
Existing law requires instruction in social sciences to include a study of the role and contributions of both men and women and specified categories of persons to the development of California and the United States.

This bill would update references to certain categories of persons and additionally would require instruction in social sciences to include a study of the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans, persons with disabilities, and members of other cultural groups, to the development of California and the United States.

Existing law prohibits instruction or school sponsored activities that promote a discriminatory bias because of race, sex, color, creed, handicap, national origin, or ancestry. Existing law prohibits the State Board of Education and the governing board of any school district from adopting textbooks or other instructional materials that contain any matter that reflects adversely upon persons because of their race, sex, color, creed, handicap, national origin, or ancestry.

This bill would revise the list of characteristics included in these provisions by referring to race or ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, nationality, and sexual orientation, or other characteristic listed as specified.

Existing law prohibits a governing board of a school district from adopting instructional materials that contain any matter reflecting adversely upon persons because of their race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, handicap, or occupation, or that contain any sectarian or denominational doctrine or propaganda contrary to law.

This bill would revise the list of characteristics included in this provision to include race or ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, nationality, sexual orientation, and occupation, or other characteristic listed as specified.

Existing law requires that when adopting instructional materials for use in the schools, governing boards of school districts shall include materials that accurately portray the role and contributions of culturally and racially diverse groups including Native Americans, African Americans, Mexican Americans, Asian Americans, European Americans, and members of other ethnic and cultural groups to the total development of California and the United States.

This bill would revise the list of culturally and racially diverse groups to also include Pacific Islanders, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans, and persons with disabilities.

Existing law provides that there shall be no discrimination on the basis of specified characteristics in any operation of alternative schools or charter schools.

This bill would state the intent of the Legislature that alternative and charter schools take notice of the provisions of this bill in light of provisions of existing law that prohibit discrimination in any aspect of their operation.

This bill also would make other technical, nonsubstantive changes. Hide
 
Status:
The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Assembly Vote: On Passage

PASSED on July 5, 2011.

voted YES: 50 voted NO: 26
4 voted present/not voting

An Act to Amend Sections 51204.5, 51500, 51501, 60040, and 60044 of the Education Code, Relating to Instruction.

SB 48 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
Existing law requires instruction in social sciences to include a study of the role and contributions of both men and women and specified categories of persons to the development of California and the United States.

This bill would update references to certain categories of persons and additionally would require instruction in social sciences to include a study of the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans, persons with disabilities, and members of other cultural groups, to the development of California and the United States.

Existing law prohibits instruction or school sponsored activities that promote a discriminatory bias because of race, sex, color, creed, handicap, national origin, or ancestry. Existing law prohibits the State Board of Education and the governing board of any school district from adopting textbooks or other instructional materials that contain any matter that reflects adversely upon persons because of their race, sex, color, creed, handicap, national origin, or ancestry.

This bill would revise the list of characteristics included in these provisions by referring to race or ethnicity,… More
Existing law requires instruction in social sciences to include a study of the role and contributions of both men and women and specified categories of persons to the development of California and the United States.

This bill would update references to certain categories of persons and additionally would require instruction in social sciences to include a study of the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans, persons with disabilities, and members of other cultural groups, to the development of California and the United States.

Existing law prohibits instruction or school sponsored activities that promote a discriminatory bias because of race, sex, color, creed, handicap, national origin, or ancestry. Existing law prohibits the State Board of Education and the governing board of any school district from adopting textbooks or other instructional materials that contain any matter that reflects adversely upon persons because of their race, sex, color, creed, handicap, national origin, or ancestry.

This bill would revise the list of characteristics included in these provisions by referring to race or ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, nationality, and sexual orientation, or other characteristic listed as specified.

Existing law prohibits a governing board of a school district from adopting instructional materials that contain any matter reflecting adversely upon persons because of their race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, handicap, or occupation, or that contain any sectarian or denominational doctrine or propaganda contrary to law.

This bill would revise the list of characteristics included in this provision to include race or ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, nationality, sexual orientation, and occupation, or other characteristic listed as specified.

Existing law requires that when adopting instructional materials for use in the schools, governing boards of school districts shall include materials that accurately portray the role and contributions of culturally and racially diverse groups including Native Americans, African Americans, Mexican Americans, Asian Americans, European Americans, and members of other ethnic and cultural groups to the total development of California and the United States.

This bill would revise the list of culturally and racially diverse groups to also include Pacific Islanders, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans, and persons with disabilities.

Existing law provides that there shall be no discrimination on the basis of specified characteristics in any operation of alternative schools or charter schools.

This bill would state the intent of the Legislature that alternative and charter schools take notice of the provisions of this bill in light of provisions of existing law that prohibit discrimination in any aspect of their operation.

This bill also would make other technical, nonsubstantive changes. Hide
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At LegInfo.ca.gov
Title
An Act to Amend Sections 51204.5, 51500, 51501, 60040, and 60044 of the Education Code, Relating to Instruction.
Author(s)
Mark Leno
Co-Authors
Subjects
  • Pupil instruction: prohibition of discriminatory content
Major Actions
Introduced12/13/2010
Referred to Committee
Passed Senate Committee on Education3/23/2011
Passed Senate Committee on Judiciary4/05/2011
Passed Senate4/14/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Education6/22/2011
Passed Assembly7/05/2011
Presented to the governor (enrolled)7/07/2011
Became law (chaptered).7/14/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenate Committee on EducationDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary.3/23/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Education
6 voted YES 3 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenate Committee on JudiciaryDo pass.4/05/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Judiciary
3 voted YES 2 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateSenate 3rd Reading SB48 Leno4/14/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
23 voted YES 14 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on EducationDo pass.6/22/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Education
7 voted YES 4 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
currently selectedAssemblySB 48 Leno Senate Third Reading By AMMIANO7/05/2011This bill PASSED the Assembly
50 voted YES 26 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced12/13/2010
12/13/2010Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
12/14/2010From printer. May be acted upon on or after January 13.
1/03/2011Read first time.
1/20/2011Referred to Coms. on ED. and JUD.
3/08/2011Set for hearing March 16.
3/09/2011Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
3/10/2011Set for hearing March 23.
3/23/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 6. Noes 3. Page 426.) (March 23). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
select this voteVote3/23/2011Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary.
3/29/2011From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on JUD. Set for hearing April 5.
select this voteVote4/05/2011Do pass.
4/06/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 3. Noes 2. Page 559.) (April 5).
4/07/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
4/14/2011Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 23. Noes 14. Page 651.) Ordered to the Assembly.
4/14/2011In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage4/14/2011Senate 3rd Reading SB48 Leno
4/28/2011Referred to Com. on ED.
select this voteVote6/22/2011Do pass.
6/23/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 7. Noes 4.) (June 22).
6/27/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
7/05/2011Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 50. Noes 26. Page 2189.) Ordered to the Senate.
7/05/2011In Senate. Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
currently selectedAssembly Vote on Passage7/05/2011SB 48 Leno Senate Third Reading By AMMIANO
7/07/2011Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 11:30 a.m.
7/13/2011Approved by the Governor.
7/14/2011Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 81, Statutes of 2011.

Total contributions given to Assemblymembers from interest groups that…

10 Organizations Supported and 25 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
An Act to Amend Sections 51204.5, 51500, 51501, 60040, and 60044 of the Education Code, Relating to Instruction.: SB 48 Leno Senate Third Reading By AMMIANO

10 organizations supported this bill

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
City of West Hollywood
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Equality California
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Fresno County Democratic Central Committee
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Gay-Straight Alliance Network
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Los Angeles Unified School District
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
National Education Association
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Public Advocates
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
San Joaquin Valley Democratic Club
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
The Trevor Project
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.

25 organizations opposed this bill

Advanced Marketing Concepts, Inc.
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Bible Baptist Church
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Right to Life Committee
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Calvary Chapel Of South Lake Tahoe
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Calvary Christian Church
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Capitol Resource Institute
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Concerned Parents United
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Concerned Women for America of California
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Concerned Women For America Of Central California
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Diversity Reform Usa
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Eagle Forum Of Sacramento
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Faith Assembly Of God
Senate Assembly on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
First Southern Baptist Church
Senate Assembly on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Gateway Bible Church
Senate Assembly on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Hamilton Square Baptist Church
Senate Assembly on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from .
Heritage Christian Fellowship
Senate Assembly on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from .
New Harvest Christian Fellowship
Senate Assembly on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Novato Parents & Family Coalition
Senate Assembly on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Praise Center Church
Senate Assembly on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Protect Kids Foundation
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Riverpark Bible Church
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
The Conservative Party (california)
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Thousand Oaks Christian Fellowship
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Traditional Values Coalition
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Vallejo Involved Parents & Students
Senate Committee on Education (2011, March 22). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 6, 2011, from Leg. Info.

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Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Assemblymembers in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$4,000$0
Luis AlejoDCA-28$37,800$0
Michael AllenDCA-7$160,400$0
Tom AmmianoDCA-13$34,300$0
Toni AtkinsDCA-76$43,900$0
Jim BeallDCA-24$141,950$0
Bill BerryhillRCA-26$0$2,500
Marty BlockDCA-78$157,150$0
Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$48,050$0
Susan BonillaDCA-11$41,750$0
Steven BradfordDCA-51$42,200$0
Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
Joan BuchananDCA-15$52,250$0
Betsy ButlerDCA-53$88,300$0
Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
Nora CamposDCA-23$28,200$0
Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$33,200$0
Connie ConwayRCA-34$1,500$0
Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
Roger DickinsonDCA-9$57,300$0
Tim DonnellyRCA-59$0$3,900
Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
Paul FongDCA-22$84,700$0
Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
Beth GainesRCA-4$2,000$15,600
Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$135,709$0
Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
Mike GattoDCA-43$62,300$0
Rich GordonDCA-21$26,450$0
Jeff GorellRCA-37$0$0
Shannon GroveRCA-32$0$0
Curt HagmanRCA-60$1,500$0
Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
Isadore HallDCA-52$25,400$0
Diane HarkeyRCA-73$3,000$500
Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
Roger HernandezDCA-57$47,050$0
Jerry HillDCA-19$40,400$0
Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
Ben HuesoDCA-79$41,800$0
Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
Brian JonesRCA-77$0$3,900
Steve KnightRCA-36$0$1,000
Ricardo LaraDCA-50$58,500$0
Dan LogueRCA-3$0$7,800
Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$4,000$0
Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
Allan MansoorRCA-68$0$9,800
Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
Jeff MillerRCA-71$1,000$5,500
Holly MitchellDCA-47$37,600$0
Bill MonningDCA-27$60,000$0
Mike MorrellRCA-63$6,025$0
Brian NestandeRCA-64$15,600$0
Jim NielsenRCA-2$0$0
Chris NorbyRCA-72$1,500$9,300
Kristin OlsenRCA-25$0$0
Richard PanDCA-5$118,521$0
Henry PereaDCA-31$4,000$0
John PerezDCA-46$127,100$0
Manuel PerezDCA-80$17,900$0
Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$41,700$0
Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
Norma TorresDCA-61$23,700$0
David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
Don WagnerRCA-70$1,500$0
Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$40,900$0
Das WilliamsDCA-35$85,850$0
Mariko YamadaDCA-8$30,700$0

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NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$4,000$0
Luis AlejoDCA-28$37,800$0
Michael AllenDCA-7$160,400$0
Tom AmmianoDCA-13$34,300$0
Toni AtkinsDCA-76$43,900$0
Jim BeallDCA-24$141,950$0
Bill BerryhillRCA-26$0$2,500
Marty BlockDCA-78$157,150$0
Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$48,050$0
Susan BonillaDCA-11$41,750$0
Steven BradfordDCA-51$42,200$0
Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
Joan BuchananDCA-15$52,250$0
Betsy ButlerDCA-53$88,300$0
Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
Nora CamposDCA-23$28,200$0
Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$33,200$0
Connie ConwayRCA-34$1,500$0
Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
Roger DickinsonDCA-9$57,300$0
Tim DonnellyRCA-59$0$3,900
Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
Paul FongDCA-22$84,700$0
Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
Beth GainesRCA-4$2,000$15,600
Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$135,709$0
Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
Mike GattoDCA-43$62,300$0
Rich GordonDCA-21$26,450$0
Jeff GorellRCA-37$0$0
Shannon GroveRCA-32$0$0
Curt HagmanRCA-60$1,500$0
Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
Isadore HallDCA-52$25,400$0
Diane HarkeyRCA-73$3,000$500
Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
Roger HernandezDCA-57$47,050$0
Jerry HillDCA-19$40,400$0
Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
Ben HuesoDCA-79$41,800$0
Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
Brian JonesRCA-77$0$3,900
Steve KnightRCA-36$0$1,000
Ricardo LaraDCA-50$58,500$0
Dan LogueRCA-3$0$7,800
Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$4,000$0
Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
Allan MansoorRCA-68$0$9,800
Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
Jeff MillerRCA-71$1,000$5,500
Holly MitchellDCA-47$37,600$0
Bill MonningDCA-27$60,000$0
Mike MorrellRCA-63$6,025$0
Brian NestandeRCA-64$15,600$0
Jim NielsenRCA-2$0$0
Chris NorbyRCA-72$1,500$9,300
Kristin OlsenRCA-25$0$0
Richard PanDCA-5$118,521$0
Henry PereaDCA-31$4,000$0
John PerezDCA-46$127,100$0
Manuel PerezDCA-80$17,900$0
Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$41,700$0
Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
Norma TorresDCA-61$23,700$0
David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
Don WagnerRCA-70$1,500$0
Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$40,900$0
Das WilliamsDCA-35$85,850$0
Mariko YamadaDCA-8$30,700$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
State & local government employee unions$1,252,526
Teachers unions$795,150
Municipal & county government organizations$31,800
Minority & ethnic groups$31,600
Gay & lesbian rights and issues$5,400
Democratic-based groups (but not official party committees) and generic liberal/progressive ones$2,179

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Christian Coalition, religious right$42,900
Republican-based groups (but not official party committees) and generic conservative ones$12,900
Abortion policy, pro-life$4,000
Marketing research services$0
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