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Subchapter 6. Student Fees. Article 2. Student Center Fee. Student Center Fee Election.   

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If it desires to exercise the authority given by section 76375 of the Education Code, the governing board of a community college district shall establish procedures for an election conducted for the purpose of collecting a student body center building and operating fee, and call an election for such purpose. The procedures shall be developed in consultation with the student government body of the college(s) at which the fee would be assessed. The election shall, at minimum, meet the following criteria:

(a) The governing board shall make available in its district office and the student government office written information regarding the election procedures. Such information shall be made available to the public upon request.

(b) Adequate notice of the election shall be given. Adequate notice is deemed to be at least ten school days prior to the election date.

(c) The election shall be held on a day which counts toward the 175 day requirement set forth in section 58142. In instances where the election is conducted for more than one day, those days shall be consecutive and shall be limited to a maximum of five days.

(d) The ballot proposal seeking authorization of the fee shall specify the intended duration of the fee and the intended use of the fee revenue.

(e) The election shall be conducted in a manner that would allow equal opportunity for day and evening students to participate.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901

Education Code 76375

Reference:

Education Code 76375

(Amended by Register 2006, No. 17.)