AB 1633 – Requires The California State University To Identify Students Whose Tuition Or Fees Are Paid Or Will Be Paid Using GI Bill Education Benefits To The Department Of Veterans Affairs

CATEGORY: Public Education Matters
CLIENT TYPE: Public Education
DATE: Oct 28, 2022

The bill requires the California State University and Regents of the University of California to electronically submit the true full name, email address, mailing address, and mobile number to the Department of Veterans Affairs or any student receiving or who is going to receive educational benefits. The first data transfer shall identify all students using or intending to use GI Bill educational benefits for the 2023-2024 academic year. Thereafter, each annual data transfer shall identify only new students not identified in the prior data transfer.

The bill also requires, on or before June 1, 2023, the office of the Chancellor of the California State University, and requests the office of the President of the University of California to develop and post on its website a template for informed, written consent to be used by campus financial aid offices that permits a student, when applying for financial aid, to opt into having the student’s personal information shared with the Department of Veteran Affairs. The informed, written consent shall be developed and administered in compliance with state and federal law.

(AB 1633 adds Section 66014.4 to the Education Code.)

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