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Legislative Updates

Below is information on pertinent legislation:

Signed into law:

  1. Assembly Bill 104 Enables children who turn age 5 after December 2 to start transitional kindergarten.
    • Legal Update on this legislation from School & College Legal Services.
  2. Assembly Bill 1101 requires governing boards to adopt board policies related to the investigation of a pupil to determine appropriate residency.  Prior to conducting investigations, boards must specify certain requirements in the policy.
  3. Senate Bill 200 provides residency for students who live with a parent who serves as a live-in domestic worker.  The pupil must "live" with the parent at the place of employment at least 3 days during the school week. 
    • Legal Update on this legislation from School & College Legal Services
  4. Senate Bill 725 Exempts the CA High School Exit Exam requirement for the class of 2015.  This is an urgency bill that takes effect immediately.

Pending as of August 28, 2015:

  1. Assembly Bill 949 requires the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) to recognize competitive cheerleading as a sport.
  2. Senate Bill 172 would waive the requirement of passing the CA High School Exit Exam through 2017-18.
  3. Senate Bill 799 The California School Boards Association (CSBA) is sponsoring a bill to reform the reserve cap language implemented in SB 858 last year. Click here to view the CSBA website dedicated to this effort.