The Student Loan Forgiveness Bill

AB 463, the Student Loan Forgiveness bill has been making its way through the California Legislature since the beginning of the year.

As of Monday, September 9, both the California Assembly and Senate passed AB 463 and moved it to the governors desk on the 11th.

To learn more about the bill’s text and history, please visit: AB 463 California Legislative Bill Information

For a quick facts overview, please view the following document

There’s only one step left before the bill becomes a law. It needs to be signed by Governor Newsom.


Contact the governor one or all of the following ways:

1. SEND HIM A LETTER using the following template:

2. SEND HIM AN EMAIL using the email template below and by going to his Contact the Governor webpage. When filling out the email contact form, choose “Have Comment” for the purpose of communication. Then, after filling in your name and email address, choose “AB000463\Community colleges: faculty members: student loan forgiveness” as your subject. Click on the “Continue” button and, on the next page, choose the “pro” option. In the comment box you’ll have a maximum of 6,000 characters to write your message with. (The email template has 1,863 characters.)

3. CALL HIS SACRAMENTO OFFICE at (916) 445-2841. Let him know you believe he should sign AB 463, and briefly provide your story and reason(s) why. Feel free to use the phone call template below: