HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES BOND ACT OF 1988. This act provides for a bond issue of six hundred million dollars ($600,000,000) to provide funds for the construction or improvement of facilities of California's public higher education institutions, including the University of California's nine campuses, the California State University's 19 campuses, the 70 districts of the California community colleges, and the California Maritime Academy. The use of funds authorized under this act includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the construction or improvement of classrooms, laboratories, and libraries, and the implementation of earthquake and other health or safety improvements.
Legislative Vote Results
Assembly - Ayes, 66; Noes, 2 -- Senate - Ayes, 30; Noes, 2
Popular Vote Results
Y: 5355974; A: 57.68; N: 3929062; B: 42.32
Bond Act (leg)
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Educ. Code sections 67330, et seq.
Gary K. Hart, State Senator, 18th District Chairman, Senate Education Committee; George Deukmejian, Governor State of California; David P. Gardner, President University of California
William McCord, Retired State Administrator
Rebuttal Against Author
Gary K. Hart, State Senator, 18th District Chairman, Senate Education Committee; W. Ann Reynolds, Chancellor California State University; David Mertes, Chancellor California Community Colleges
Higher Education Facilities Bond Act Of 1988 California Proposition 78 (1988).