It is the intent of the Legislature that all of the following occur:
(a) That, pursuant to funding to be appropriated in the Budget Act of 2007, the Regents of the University of California should offer at least 175 full-time equivalent students in baccalaureate degree nursing programs, at least 140 state-supported full-time equivalent students in accelerated master’s level nursing programs, including entry-level master’s programs and entry-level master’s clinical programs, at least 41 full-time equivalent associate degree nursing (ADN) transitional to bachelor’s of science of nursing (BSN) and full-time equivalent master of science of nursing (MSN) students, and at least 40 full-time equivalent students in traditional master of science in nursing (MSN) degree programs by the 2007–08 academic year.
(b) That the regents provide a report to the Governor and the Legislature on or before March 15, 2007, on the proposed expenditure plans to expand nursing programs to enroll the additional students identified in subdivision (a).
(c) That the expansion of future baccalaureate, accelerated master’s degree, ADN transitional to BSN and MSN degrees, and traditional MSN degree nursing enrollment be supported with appropriations in the annual Budget Act.
(d) That the funding for the baccalaureate degree enrollment expansions referenced in this section be funded within the general enrollment growth funding that is traditionally provided to the University of California during the annual state budget process.