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SENATE BILL No. 682


Introduced by Senator Padilla

INTRODUCED BY Senator Padilla FEBRUARY 27, 2009 An act to add Section 52377.5 to the Education Code, relating to individuals with exceptional needs. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST SB 682, as introduced, Padilla. Individuals with exceptional needs: employment training. Existing law requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to establish the capacity to provide transition services such as employment and academic training, strategic planning, interagency coordination, and parent training for a broad range of individuals with exceptional needs, including autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities. This bill would authorize each county office of education to create an educational program to provide employment-related services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities or special needs. The bill would require that each program include an advisory board, and would authorize each program to perform specified functions, including collaborating with a multipurpose community designed to offer housing, employment, and recreational opportunities. Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1. Section 52377.5 is added to the Education Code, to read: 52377.5. Each county office of education may create an educational program to provide employment-related services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities or special needs. A program established pursuant to this section shall include an advisory board and may do any or all of the following:

February 27, 2009

An act to add Section 52377.5 to the Education Code, relating to individuals with exceptional needs.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST

SB 682, as introduced, Padilla. Individuals with exceptional needs: employment training.

Existing law requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to establish the capacity to provide transition services such as employment and academic training, strategic planning, interagency coordination, and parent training for a broad range of individuals with exceptional needs, including autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities.

This bill would authorize each county office of education to create an educational program to provide employment-related services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities or special needs. The bill would require that each program include an advisory board, and would authorize each program to perform specified functions, including collaborating with a multipurpose community designed to offer housing, employment, and recreational opportunities.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1. Section 52377.5 is added to the Education Code, to read:

52377.5. Each county office of education may create an educational program to provide employment-related services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities or special needs. A program established pursuant to this section shall include an advisory board and may do any or all of the following:

(a) Include mentoring and internship programs with a focus on employment training and opportunities.

(b) Provide participants with both the work skills necessary to exhibit competence on the job and career technical training necessary for securing employment.

(c) Collaborate with a multipurpose community designed to offer housing, employment, and recreational opportunities.


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AMENDED IN SENATE APRIL 28, 2009 - pdf

SENATE BILL No. 682


Introduced by Senator Padilla

( Coauthors: Senators Alquist, Florez, Romero, and Wyland

February 27, 2009

An act to add Section 52377.5 to the Education Code, relating to individuals with exceptional needs.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST

SB 682, as amended, Padilla. Individuals with exceptional needs: employment academic and occupational training : pilot program .

Existing law requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to establish the capacity to provide transition services such as employment and academic training, strategic planning, interagency coordination, and parent training for a broad range of individuals with exceptional needs, including autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities.

This bill would authorize each county office of education to create an educational program to provide employment-related services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities or special needs. The bill would require that each program include an advisory board, and would authorize each program to perform specified functions, including collaborating with a multipurpose community designed to offer housing, employment, and recreational opportunities.

This bill, contingent upon the availability of federal funds for this purpose, would establish a pilot program for the purposes of providing combined academic and occupational training to secondary school pupils with autism spectrum disorders and other special needs. The bill would state the Legislature's intent that this pilot program model existing career technical education programs, as specified.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1. Section 52377.5 is added to the Education Code, to read:

52377.5. Each county office of education may create an educational program to provide employment-related services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities or special needs. A program established pursuant to this section shall include an advisory board and may do any or all of the following:

(a) Include mentoring and internship programs with a focus on employment training and opportunities.

(b) Provide participants with both the work skills necessary to exhibit competence on the job and career technical training necessary for securing employment.

(c) Collaborate with a multipurpose community designed to offer housing, employment, and recreational opportunities.

52377.5. To the extent that federal funds are made available for this purpose, there is hereby established a pilot program for the purposes of providing combined academic and occupational training to secondary school pupils with autism spectrum disorders and other special needs. It is the intent of the Legislature that this pilot program model existing career technical education programs, including, but not limited to, partnership academies and regional occupational programs or centers, that may be tailored to meet the unique needs of pupils with autism spectrum disorders and other special needs.


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AMENDED IN SENATE APRIL 28, 2009 - pdf
AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY JUNE 24, 2009 - pdf

SENATE BILL No. 682


Introduced by Senator Padilla



February 27, 2009

An act to add and repeal Section 52377.5 to of the Education Code, relating to individuals with exceptional needs.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST

SB 682, as amended, Padilla. Individuals with exceptional needs: academic and occupational training: pilot program.

Existing law requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to establish the capacity to provide transition services such as employment and academic training, strategic planning, interagency coordination, and parent training for a broad range of individuals with exceptional needs, including autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities.

This bill, contingent upon the availability of federal funds for this purpose, would establish a pilot program authorize a county office of education or consortium of county offices of education to establish pilot programs for the purposes of providing combined academic and occupational training to secondary school pupils with autism spectrum disorders and other special exceptional needs. The bill would state the Legislature's intent that this pilot program model existing career technical education programs, as specified The bill would require a county office of education or consortium of county offices of education that establishes a pilot program pursuant to these provisions to submit an evaluation containing specified information about the program to the State Department of Education, the Assembly Committee on Education, and the Senate Committee on Education on or before January 1, 2014. These provisions would be repealed on January 1, 2015 .

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no yes . State-mandated local program: no.

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1. Section 52377.5 is added to the Education Code, to read:

52377.5. To the extent that federal funds are made available for this purpose, there is hereby established a pilot program for the purposes of providing combined academic and occupational training to secondary school pupils with autism spectrum disorders and other special needs. It is the intent of the Legislature that this pilot program model existing career technical education programs, including, but not limited to, partnership academies and regional occupational programs or centers, that may be tailored to meet the unique needs of pupils with autism spectrum disorders and other special needs. for these purposes, a county office of education or consortium of county offices of education may establish and administer pilot programs for the purposes of providing combined academic and occupational training to secondary school pupils with autism spectrum disorders and other exceptional needs.

(a) A county office of education or consortium of county offices of education that establishes a pilot program pursuant to this section shall submit an evaluation to the department, the Assembly Committee on Education, and the Senate Committee on Education on or before January 1, 2014. The evaluation shall include at least all of the following:

(1) The number and grade levels of pupils who participated in the pilot program.

(2) A description of the program, including the type of academic and occupational training offered.

(3) A description of program outcomes, including the type of skills gained by the participating pupils, graduation rates, job placement, participation in postsecondary education, and participation in job training.

(b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2015, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2015, deletes or extends that date.