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Affirmative action bill SCA 5 ‘dead for the year’

Source: SCPR

A legislative plan to ask California voters whether they want affirmative action reinstated at public universities is not moving forward this year.

Assembly Speaker John Pérez on Monday returned Senate Constitutional Amendment 5 – better known as  SCA 5 — to the Senate without the Assembly vote required to get the question placed on the November ballot.

Pérez said he did so at the request of the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-West Covina.  Hernandez’s office has said he’s more focused on placing the measure on the 2016 ballot.

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