2005 California Education Code Sections 92200-92215 Article 1. Hastings College of the LawEDUCATION CODE
92200. The law college founded and established by S. C. Hastings shall forever be known and designated as the Hastings College of the Law. 92201. The college is affiliated with the University of California, and is the law department thereof. 92202. The college shall afford facilities for the acquisition of legal learning in all branches of the law. To this end it shall establish a curriculum of studies and shall matriculate students who reside at the University of California or elsewhere in the state. 92203. The faculty of the University of California shall grant, and the president shall sign and issue, diplomas to the students of the college. 92204. The business of the college, which includes the power to incur indebtedness, shall be managed by the board of directors. Six directors constitute a quorum for the transaction of all business. The directors shall serve without compensation. One of the directors shall always be an heir or representative of S.C. Hastings. All other directors taking office after January 1, 1981, shall serve for terms of 12 years. Directors in office prior to January 1, 1981, shall serve for the terms provided in the bylaws of the college in effect on that date. 92205. In the investment and management of endowment funds and properties under its jurisdiction, the Board of Directors of the Hastings College of the Law shall comply, to the extent practicable, with the endowment investment and management policies of the Regents of the University of California. Any variance from the endowment investment and management policies of the regents shall be presented to, and reviewed by, the board, which shall adopt a resolution specifying the reasons for the variance. In addition, the board shall comply with all of the following requirements: (a) The utilization of funds shall be in accordance with the terms specified by the donor. (b) Prior to the delegation of any authority to engage in making investments, reallocations, or reinvestments of endowment funds on its behalf, the board shall seek and review the written opinion of the general counsel regarding the propriety of the proposed action under the endowment investment and management policies of the regents then in effect. (c) "Endowment fund" means a fund derived from a gift, bequest, or grant, the terms of which stipulate that the fund principal remain inviolate and that only the income may be expended. (d) Annual audits shall be conducted by a certified public accountant firm in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 92205.5. It is the intent of the Legislature that the Regents of the University of California provide for a review of the annual audits conducted pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 92205 and annually report any violations revealed by these audits to the Board of Directors of the Hastings College of the Law, to the appropriate fiscal and policy committees of the Legislature, and to the Legislative Analyst. 92206. Vacancies occurring in the board of directors after January 1, 1981, other than through the death or resignation of the heir or representative of S.C. Hastings, shall be filled by the Governor and approved by the Senate, a majority of the membership concurring. 92207. The officers of the college are a dean, a registrar, and 11 directors. The dean and registrar shall be appointed by, and may be removed by the board of directors. 92209. The dean of the college is ex officio a member of the faculty of the University of California. 92210. Professorships may be established in the name of any founder who pays to the college the sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) or such greater sum as may be determined by the directors. 92211. The sum of 7 percent per annum upon one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) shall be appropriated annually by the state and shall be paid in semiannual payments to the directors of the college. 92212. If the state fails to pay to the directors of the college the sum of seven thousand dollars ($7,000) annually, pursuant to Section 92211, or if the college ceases to exist, the state shall pay to the heirs or legal representatives of S. C. Hastings, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000), and all unexpended accumulated interest, unless the failure is caused by mistake or accident, or the omission of the Legislature to make the appropriation at any one session. 92213. All courses by the college at Sacramento shall be deemed to be given at the site of the college in San Francisco. 92214. The Director of General Services shall transfer the property located at 55 and 75 Hyde Street in the City and County of San Francisco to the University of California to be used for the benefit of the Hastings College of the Law for school purposes. The university shall have the power to sell or lease the property to a nonprofit corporation in order to provide housing facilities for the students, faculty, and employees of the college. If such property is sold, it shall be sold for its fair market value, with such valuation approved by the Department of Finance, and the proceeds of the sale shall be deposited in the General Fund. If such property is leased, the proceeds of the lease shall be deposited in the General Fund. 92215. The power to incur indebtedness pursuant to Section 92204 shall include, but is not limited to, the power to issue revenue bonds in the name of the board of directors and as obligations of the board of directors. Revenue bonds may be issued pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 92400) of Part 57 and, for such purposes, the board of directors shall have the same powers to issue revenue bonds for the benefit of the Hastings College of the Law as are conferred upon the Regents of the University of California for the benefit of the University of California by Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 92400) of Part 57 and shall be subject to the limitations imposed therein. Any such bonds issued for the benefit of the Hastings College of the Law shall be issued in the name of Hastings College of the Law without using the name of the University of California.
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