AB 2046 – Appropriates Additional Funds To UC Merced And UC Riverside To Support Campus Expansion Projects And Climate Initiatives

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

This bill requires that additional money appropriated by the Legislature during 2022–23 to 2024–25, inclusive, fiscal years directly support campus expansion projects or University of California climate initiatives, or both, at the University of California, Riverside, and the University of California, Merced.

The bill provides that the additional funding must supplement and not supplant any current or future funding, as provided. The bill requires that subcontractors and contractors at every tier commit to using a skilled and trained workforce to complete the work unless work is performed under a project labor agreement. Commencing July 1, 2023, the bill requires the University of California to submit an annual report to the Legislature and the Department of Finance regarding these funds, as provided.

(AB 2046 adds Article 8, commencing with Section 92180, to Chapter 2 of Part 57 of Division 9 of Title 3 of the Education Code.)

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