Sec. 59300 - Purpose
§ 59300. Purpose
The purpose of this subchapter is to implement the provisions of California Government Code sections 11135 through 11139.5, the Sex Equity in Education Act (Ed. Code § 66250 et seq.), title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. § 2000d), title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. § 1681), section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 794), the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. § 12100 et seq.) and the Age Discrimination Act (42 U.S.C. § 6101), to the end that no person in the State of California shall, in whole or in part, on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, be unlawfully denied full and equal access to the benefits of, or be unlawfully subjected to discrimination under any program or activity that is administered by, funded directly by, or that receives any financial assistance from, the Chancellor or Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges.(1. New Chapter 5 (Articles 1-4, Sections 59300-59362, not consecutive) filed 4-17-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 16). For prior history, see Registers 79, No. 46; and 78, No. 39). 2. Amendment of section and Note filed 5-31-96; operative 6-30-96. Submitted to OAL for printing only (Register 96, No. 23). 3. Amendment of section and Note filed 2-7-2001; operative 3-9-2001. Submitted to OAL for printing only (Register 2001, No. 6). 4. Amendment of section and Note filed 3-20-2002; operative 4-19-2002. Submitted to OAL for printing only (Register 2002, No. 13). 5. Amendment of section and Note filed 3-15-2006; operative 4-14-2006. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Education Code section 70901.5 (Register 2006, No. 17). 6. Amendment filed 8-5-2008; operative 9-4-2008. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Education Code section 70901.5 (Register 2008, No. 34).)
Note: Authority cited: Sections 66271.1, 66700 and 70901, Education Code; and Section 11138, Government Code. Reference: Sections 66250 et seq. and 72011, Education Code; Sections 11135- 11139.5, Government Code; Sections 422.6 and 422.55, Penal Code; Title 20, United States Code, Section 1681; Title 29, United States Code, Section 794; and Title 42, United States Code, Sections 2000d, 6101 and 12100, et seq.
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