Senate Bill 1214 (Romero – 2002)
Chapter 252, Statutes of 2002, SB 1214
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Education Code section 89903, relating to auxiliary organizations of the California State University, was the only section amended with the passage of Senate Bill 1214 of 2002. (See Exhibit #1e) Senate member Gloria Romero introduced this measure on March 19, 2001 at the request of the California State Student Association,. (See Exhibits #1a and #14, documents PE-2 and PE-11)
Senate Bill 1214 was assigned to the Senate Committee on Education and the Assembly Committee on Higher Education where policy issues raised by the bill were considered. (See Exhibits #3 and #7) The fiscal ramifications of the bill were considered by the Senate Committee on Appropriations and the Assembly Committee on Appropriations. (See Exhibits #2 and #9) Three amendments were made to Senate Bill 1214. (See Exhibits #1b through #1d and #2) Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor Gray Davis signed Senate Bill 1214 on August 24, 2002, and it was recorded by the Secretary of State on August 26, 2002 as Chapter 252 of the Statutes of 2002. (See Exhibits #1e and #2)
The Office of Senate Floor Analyses in its Unfinished Business analysis summarized Senate Bill 1214 as last amended on June 18, 2002, stating:
This bill requires that any auxiliary organization of the California State University (CSU) that receives a majority of its funding from student fees shall have at least a majority of voting students on the governing board of that auxiliary organization.
(See Exhibit #12, page 1)