Legal Updates

Legal Update Memo No. 01-2020 – Bid Limit Increased for 2020 (K-12)

The Superintendent of Public Instruction has raised the bid threshold limit for non-construction, competitively bid contracts. It is now set at $95,200 effective January 1, 2020. Public Contract Code section 20111(d) provides for an annual inflationary increase determined by the Superintendent of Public Instruction. The increase for 2020 has been set at 2.76%.

Legal Update Memo No. 43-2019 – AB 218 – Childhood Sexual Assault (K-12)

On October 13, 2019, the Governor approved Assembly Bill (“AB”) 218, which, effective January 1, 2020, provides the following:

Legal Update Memo No. 44-2019 – SB 972 – Requirement for Revisions to Student Identification Cards (K-12)

In a prior legal update , we discussed a new law requiring public schools, including charter schools and private schools, which serve grades 7 through 12, to print on either side of pupil identification cards the telephone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255, if the school issues identification cards. This requirement applied to newly issued or replacement cards.

Legal Update Memo No. 19-2019 SB 972 – Requirement for Revisions to Student Identification Cards (CCD)

In a prior legal update , we discussed that effective July 1, 2019, a public or private institution of higher learning shall have printed on either side of the student identification cards the telephone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255, if the school issues identification cards. This requirement applied to newly issued or replacement cards.

Legal Update Memo No. 18-2019 Public Agency Statement of Facts (CCD)

This is a reminder to update your district’s Statement of Facts listed in the Roster of Public Agencies, a public list of basic facts about a community college district which includes the following:

1. The full, legal name of the public agency;
2. The official mailing address of the governing body;
3. The name and residence or business address of each member of the governing body; and
4. The name, title, and residence or business address of the chairman, president, or other presiding officer, and clerk or secretary of the governing body.

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