Central Travel Management
AB 1887 Travel Prohibition to Certain States Using State Funding Source
Effective January 1, 2017, this law prohibits state-funded travel to a state that has passed a law after June 26, 2015 that (1) authorizes discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression, or (2) voids or repeals existing state or local protections against such discrimination. The law identifies the University of California as an entity covered by the law.
The Attorney General maintains a listing of states impacted by this legislation, as well as exceptions: https://oag.ca.gov/ab1887
On July-August 2021, the state of California added Florida and Montana, West Virginia, Arkansas, and North Dakota to Assembly Bill 1887. AB 1887 restricts the use of State General Funds to pay for travel costs to states that have laws that discriminate based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression, or to states that have passed a law repealing such protections.
Review the frequently asked questions for more information.
The following states are currently subject to California’s ban on state-funded and state-sponsored travel:
- Arkansas (July 29, 2021)
- Florida (July 1, 2021)
- North Carolina
- North Dakota (August 1, 2021)
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia (July 8, 2021)
Contact your campus travel & entertainment offices for further guidance.