(a) By September 15 of each fiscal year, the Student Aid Commission shall submit budget change proposals to the Department of Finance for inclusion in the Governor's Budget prepared pursuant to Section 12 of Article IV of the California Constitution.
(b) The budget change proposals submitted pursuant to subdivision (a) shall include, but not be limited to, an analysis of the impact of any proposed adjustments in the distribution of funds and awards.
(c) Any supporting materials prepared for the Student Aid Commission's consideration and public review and comment pursuant to this section, including, when it becomes available, data pertaining to the impact of any proposed adjustments on the distribution of funds and awards among income groups, ethnic groups, grade point average levels, and postsecondary education segments, shall be incorporated within the expenditure plan.
(d) If the Student Aid Commission proposes, in its budget change proposals, adjustments to the maximum grant, number of grants, and the income ceiling for grant awards made pursuant to Section 69532, .at least the following factors shall be considered in determining the appropriate adjustments:
(1) The impact of inflation.
(2) The availability of financial aid from other sources for students who would qualify for a grant award.
(3) Any changes in the level of educational support provided to students at public colleges and universities in the state.
(4) The impact of proposed adjustments in the maximum grant and in the income ceiling upon the utilization of public and private postsecondary educational institutions.
(5) The number of applicants eligible to receive an award in the previous year who did not receive an award in the previous year.
(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1113, Sec. 12.)
Education Code 69532