SB 995

  • California Senate Bill
  • 2023-2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Jan 31, 2024
  • Senate
  • Assembly
  • Governor

California State University: High-Quality Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act.


Existing law establishes the California State University, which is administered by the Trustees of the California State University, and the California Community Colleges, which is administered by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, as 2 of the segments of public postsecondary education in the state. The California Community Colleges segment comprises 73 community college districts and a total of 116 campuses throughout the state. The California State University segment includes 23 institutions of higher education located throughout the state. This bill would enact the High-Quality Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act. The bill would require the Chancellor of the California State University to develop, in consultation with the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, a 5-year pilot program to commence with the 2025–26 school year to recruit high-quality teaching candidates at 3 California State University campuses in partnership with 3 community college campuses. The bill would require the pilot program to meet certain requirements, including, among other requirements, that it implement transfer model curriculum and an associate degree for transfer at a community college campus that can then be completed at a California State University campus that will allow, but not require, the participating student to complete a baccalaureate degree and a teaching credential in 4 years.

Bill Sponsors (1)



May 16, 2024


Read second time. Ordered to third reading.


From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (May 16).

May 10, 2024


Set for hearing May 16.

Apr 15, 2024


April 15 hearing: Placed on APPR suspense file.

Apr 05, 2024


Set for hearing April 15.

Apr 02, 2024


Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Amendment-Passage
  • Reading-1
  • Reading-2
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Apr 01, 2024


From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0. Page 3378.) (March 20).

Mar 07, 2024


Set for hearing March 20.

Feb 14, 2024


Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on ED.

Feb 01, 2024


From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 2.

Jan 31, 2024


Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
01/31/24 - Introduced PDF
04/02/24 - Amended Senate PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
03/18/24- Senate Education PDF
04/12/24- Senate Appropriations PDF
05/17/24- Sen. Floor Analyses PDF


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