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AB-263 School facilities: construction.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 263


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Buchanan

February 07, 2011


An act relating to school facilities.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 263, as introduced, Buchanan. School facilities: construction.
Existing law, the Leroy F. Greene School Facilities Act of 1998 (the Greene Act), requires the State Allocation Board to allocate to applicant school districts prescribed per-unhoused-pupil state funding for construction and modernization of school facilities, including hardship funding, and supplemental funding for site development and acquisition, and requires the board to adopt rules and regulations for the administration of the Greene Act.
Existing law, the Field Act, requires the Department of General Services under the police power of the state to supervise the design and construction of a school building or the reconstruction or alteration of, or addition to, a school building, if not exempted under specified law, to ensure that plans and specifications comply with adopted rules and regulations and building standards published in regulations, and to ensure that the work of construction is performed in accordance with the approved plans and specifications for the protection of life and property.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to the construction of school facilities.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to the construction of school facilities.