Additional information and guidance regarding bills enacted by the Legislature.

Enacted Bills 2019


October 13th marked the end of the first year of the 2019-20 Legislative Session, with Governor Newsom taking final actions on bills approved by the Legislature in 2019. Of the 232 introduced bills related to community colleges, the Governor signed 85 into law. The Governor approved three of the four bills sponsored by the Board of Governors; 19 of 24 supported bills; and neither of the bills opposed by the Chancellor’s Office were enacted.

We move into 2020 with 147 higher education related bills pending in the Legislature, 
including Board-sponsored Senate Bill 291 (Leyva) to reform California’s financial aid program to better support community college students. The Legislature will reconvene for the on January 6, 2020.

2019 Legal Update (PDF)

Enacted Bills 2018

Enacted Bills 2017