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Chapter 10. Community College Administration Subchapter 5. Nondiscrimination In Programs Receiving State Financial Assistance Through The Chancellor Or Board Of Governors Of The California Community Colleges Article 2. Definitions   

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(a) "Appeal" means a request by a complainant made in writing to a community college district governing board pursuant to section 59338 and/or to the Chancellor's Office pursuant to section 59339 to review the administrative determination of a community college district regarding a complaint of discrimination.

(b) "Complaint" means a written and signed statement meeting the requirements of section 59328 that alleges unlawful discrimination in violation of this subchapter.

(c) "Days" means calendar days.

(d) Except for purposes of section 59306, "disability" means any mental or physical disability as defined in Government Code section 12926.

(e) "Discrimination on the basis of sex" means sexual harassment or discrimination on the basis of gender.

(f) "Gender" means sex, and includes a person's gender identity and gender related appearance and behavior whether or not stereotypically associated with the person's assigned sex at birth.

(g) "Sex" includes, but is not limited to, pregnancy, childbirth, or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth. "Sex" also includes, but is not limited to, a person's gender, as defined in section 422.56 of the Penal Code. Discrimination on the basis of sex or gender also includes sexual harassment.

(h) "Sexual orientation" means heterosexuality, homosexuality, or bisexuality.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66271.1

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901

Government Code 11138


Education Code 66250

Education Code 72011

Government Code 11135

Government Code 12926

Penal Code 422.6

Penal Code 422.55

(Amended By Register 2008, No. 34.)