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The Senate approved Senate Bill 412, Sen. Glazer's "California Promise," 39-0 on Aug. 30, sending the bill to the governor. The bill requires the California State University to establish, by the fall of 2017, "Promise" programs on 15 campuses for community college transfers and eight campuses for entering freshmen. Participating students must take 30 credits per academic year and maintain a minimum grade point average. In return, they would get priority registration and enhanced academic advising.