(a) In preparing the policy statement, the California Postsecondary Education Commission shall consult with an advisory committee composed of representatives from public schools, a county office of education, the State Department of Education, the California State University, the California Community Colleges, the University of California, the independent accredited universities and colleges, the governing board of a school district, the Educational Technology Committee, and private sector providers of communication networks and programming.
(b) Following the development of the policy statement, it is the intent of the Legislature that educational institutions consider the preparation of a budget proposal to establish a comprehensive distance learning project within California.
(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 48.)