Section 92615. (Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 1038, Sec. 1.)
Cite as: Cal. Educ. Code §92615.
(a)The Legislature requests that the Regents of the University of California assemble a colloquium of scholars to draft a research proposal to analyze the economic benefits of slavery that accrued to owners and the businesses, including insurance companies and their subsidiaries, that received those benefits. The colloquium shall draw on the resources and knowledge of historians and other scholars from across the nation as well as California, and interested parties shall also be invited to participate.
(b)As resources allow, the State Library shall participate in the effort required by this section. The State Library shall examine the economic legacy of slavery in California, including forced slavery, chattel slavery, and indentured servitude.
(c)The Legislature further requests that the Regents of the University of California make recommendations to the Legislature regarding the colloquium’s findings on or before January 1, 2002.