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AB-668 Economic disaster area.(2013-2014)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 668


Introduced by Assembly Member Gray

February 21, 2013


An act to add Chapter 7.7 (commencing with Section 8697.6) to Division 1 of Title 2 of the Government Code, relating to state government.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 668, as introduced, Gray. Economic disaster area.
Existing law authorizes the state to award state contracts, public works projects, and capital projects; to expend the proceeds of bonds for specified purposes; and to acquire property.
This bill would require any county or city and county with an unemployment rate above ____% for a period of ____ months to be declared an economic disaster area. This bill would require a county or city and county that is designated an economic disaster area to receive priority consideration when the state is making a determination on where to expend state funds with respect to any state contract or award, public works project, bond-financed project, acquisition of real estate, or capital project.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Chapter 7.7 (commencing with Section 8697.6) is added to Division 1 of Title 2 of the Government Code, to read:
CHAPTER  7.7. Economic Disaster Areas

8697.6.
 (a) Any county or city and county with an unemployment rate above ____ percent for a period of ____ months shall be declared an economic disaster area.
(b) Notwithstanding any other law, a county or city and county that is designated an economic disaster area shall receive priority consideration when the state is making a determination on where to expend state funds with respect to any state contract or award, public works project, bond-financed project, acquisition of real estate, or capital project.