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Subject: Auxiliary Organization Policy, Amendment to Title 5, Section 42403(c)(1) California Code of Regulations--Political Activities Reference: RGPA 01-88-02

RESOLVED, By the Board of Trustees of the California State University, acting under the authority of Sections 89030 and 89900 of the Education Code and to implement, interpret, and make specific Sections 89302 and 89900 of the Education Code and, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, that this Board hereby amends, its regulation in Article 1 of Subchapter 6 of Chapter 1, Part V of Title 5, California Code of Regulations, as follows:

1. Subsection (c) of Section 42403 is amended to read: (c) Funds of an auxiliary organization shall be used for purposes consistent with Board of Trustees and campus policy, shall not be used: (1) To support or oppose any candidate for public office, whether partisan or not, or to support or oppose any issue before the voters of this state or any subdivision thereof or any city, municipality, or local governmental entity of any kind except as may be permitted by Section 89300 of the Education Code. The Prohibition of this subdivision shall not apply to: (A) expressions published in the student press; (B) support of a position taken by the Board of Trustees on an issue which the Board determines will significantly affect The California State University or any campus thereof. 2. The California State University has determined that the adoption of the proposed amendments will not impose a cost or savings on any State agency; will not impose a cost or savings on any local agency or school district that is required to be reimbursed under Section 17561 of the Government Code; will not result in any nondiscretionary cost or savings to local agencies; will not result in any cost or savings in federal funding to the State; will not impose a mandate on local agencies or school districts; will not have any potential cost impact on private persons or businesses; will not affect housing costs; and will not have any significant economic impact on small businesses; and be it further

RESOLVED, That this Board delegates to the Chancellor of the California State University authority to further adopt, amend, or repeal this regulation pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act if the further adoption, amendment, or repeal is required by the Office of Administrative Law and is nonsubstantial or soley grammatical in nature, or sufficiently related to the original text that the public was adequately placed on notice that the change could result from the originally proposed regulatory action (Government Code Section 11346.8(c).

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