Student Protection Act

AB 393, the Student Protection Act, ensures that cost of tuition and fees in California’s State Universities (CSU) cannot be increased until the 2019 to 2020 academic year. The author of the bill also urges the regents of the University of California (UC) system to also adopt this policy.

“The Student Protection Act freezes tuition and gives students piece of mind that the cost of higher education will be capped for the near future,” said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva. “This bill is a small but vital act to protect our students from worsening financial situations.”


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Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva and CFA Announce Bill that Freezes Cost in Public Colleges and Universities

SACRAMENTO—Today, California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and leaders of the California Faculty Association (CFA) held a press conference to address students and faculty on the campus of Sacramento State University to announce a new bill that will place a moratorium on student tuition and fees at California’s public community colleges and state universities.

Quirk-Silva authored AB 393: The Student Protection Act  in response to the financial challenges faced by today’s college students, including deepening debt and long work hours necessary to supplement their educational costs.

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