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Legal Affairs Division

Legal Affairs Mission

The Legal Affairs Division provides legal counsel to the Board of Governors, the Chancellor, and Chancellor's Office staff as requested; drafts and reviews proposed legislation and regulations; reviews all contracts and grants entered into by the agency; coordinates with the Attorney General's Office in litigation where the Board of Governors is a party; and anticipates the need for and recommends new legal policy. The Division also provides advice and assistance to community college district officials on the interpretation and implementation of laws affecting community colleges.  

Guidelines and Policies

  • 16-01, Academic Affairs - Instructional Services Agreements and Receiving Apportionment: PDF, Guidelines PDF
  • Legal Advice and Opinions: PDF or Word
  • Public Records: PDF or Word
  • Minimum Conditions Complaints: PDF or Word
  • Personnel Commissions: PDF or Word
  • AB 540: Nonresident Tuition Exemptions: PDF or Word
  • AB 684: Waiver for Amending Trustee Elections: PDF or Word
  • Election Systems Change Request form: PDF or Word  
  • Waiver of Requirement to Accept Highest Responsible Bid: PDF or Word  
  • Request for Waiver of Property Use Requirements: Sale, Lease, Use, Gift, and Exchange:  PDF or Word

Legal Updates

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