(a) Funds allocated pursuant to Section 79204 may be used to provide additional sections of credit or noncredit classes for CalWORKs recipient students if the chancellor determines that a community college district is otherwise unable to offer the additional instructional services to meet the demand for CalWORKs students.
(b) The determination described in subdivision (a) shall be based on fall enrollment information and community college districts shall submit applications to the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges by December 1 of each year.
(c) If the chancellor approves the use of funds for direct instructional workload pursuant to subdivision (a), the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges shall submit a report to the Department of Finance and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee by February 15 of each year that includes at least all of the following information:
(1) The enrollment of new CalWORKs recipient students.
(2) An explanation of why additional classes were needed to accommodate the needs of CalWORKs recipient students.
(3) An expenditure plan for the balance of these funds.
(Added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 34, Sec. 11.)