SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 16

FEATURE

BY LEE ANGELA REID, SENIOR LEGISLATIVE
ADVOCATE, CAPITOL ADVISORS GROUP, LLC

T

he California Legislature is
made up of two houses,
the Assembly and the
Senate-similar to the
House of Representatives
and the Senate at the federal level. Each state senate seat roughly
encompasses two Assembly seats. There
are 40 state senators and 80 assembly
members. You are represented by one
of each.
The Legislature operates on a two-year
session and legislators can either move
a bill through the process in one year or
use the entire two-year session to do so.
Legislation introduced this year must
be sent to the Governor for approval by
September 15, 2017, and acted upon by the
Governor by October 15, 2017, in order to
become law January 1, 2018.

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SSDA TODAY | FALL/WINTER 2017

There are currently several pieces of
legislation moving through the legislative
process with the goal of getting to the
Governor this year that are of interest to
SSDA members.
One bill you might not be aware of is
Senate Bill (SB) 544 by Sen. Mike McGuire,
which will strongly benefit school food
service programs, and more importantly, allow them to better serve students. Sen. McGuire represents Senate
District 2, which includes communities
within Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin,
Mendocino, Sonoma and Trinity counties.
SB 544 aligns California law with federal
law relative to the awarding of contracts
for the provision of child nutrition program meals and supplies. Under federal
law, procurement Requests for Proposals
(RFPs) related to child nutrition programs

SHUTTERSTOCK/INXTI

Key Child
Nutrition
Legislation
on
Governor's
Desk



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017

Executive Director’s Column
Classroom of the Future Honors Small School District Superintendent for Innovation in Education
Pipeline 2 Success!
Mandatory Orientation— What Does This Mean for Districts?
Growing the Future in Winters
Key Child Nutrition Legislation on Governor’s Desk
The Future of Energy Efficiency in Schools
School Facilities Update – New “Public Works” Contractor Reporting Requirements
Advertiser’s Index
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - intro
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - belly1
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - belly2
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - cover1
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - cover2
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 3
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 4
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 5
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - Executive Director’s Column
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - Classroom of the Future Honors Small School District Superintendent for Innovation in Education
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - Pipeline 2 Success!
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - Mandatory Orientation— What Does This Mean for Districts?
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 10
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 11
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - Growing the Future in Winters
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 13
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 14
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 15
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - Key Child Nutrition Legislation on Governor’s Desk
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 17
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - The Future of Energy Efficiency in Schools
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 19
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - School Facilities Update – New “Public Works” Contractor Reporting Requirements
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - 21
SSDA Today - Fall/Winter 2017 - Advertiser’s Index
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