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AB-1406 School facilities: leases of real property.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 05/07/2018 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Senate  May 07, 2018
Amended  IN  Senate  June 19, 2017
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 18, 2017

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1406


Introduced by Assembly Members Gloria and Chiu Member Gloria
(Coauthor: Assembly Member Lackey)

February 17, 2017


An act to add Chapter 17 (commencing with Section 50897) to Part 2 of Division 31 of the Health and Safety amend Sections 17403 and 17517 of the Education Code, relating to housing. school facilities.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1406, as amended, Gloria. Homeless Youth Housing Program. School facilities: leases of real property.
Existing law authorizes a school district to enter into leases and agreements relating to real property and buildings to be used by the school district pursuant to specified provisions of law, and provides that the term of any lease or agreement entered into pursuant to those provisions shall not exceed 40 years.
This bill would increase the maximum term of a lease or agreement entered into pursuant to these provisions to 99 years.
Existing law authorizes a school district to enter into leases and agreements relating to real property and buildings to be used jointly by the school district and a private person, firm, local governmental agency as defined, or corporation. Existing law requires that the term of any lease or agreement entered into by a school district under these provisions not exceed 66 years.
This bill would increase the maximum term of a lease or agreement entered into pursuant to these provisions to 99 years.

Existing law establishes various housing assistance programs directed by the Department of Housing and Community Development.

This bill would establish the Homeless Youth Housing Program to, upon appropriation of funds by the Legislature, award grants to up to 10 recipients, as defined, that demonstrate the ability to contract with service providers capable of providing housing assistance and supportive services to homeless youth with the goal of transitioning youth towards self-sufficiency. The bill would require the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Office of Emergency Services to work collaboratively to carry out the duties and functions of the program and to, among other things, enter into an interagency agreement to address the respective and shared responsibilities of the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Office of Emergency Services in implementing, overseeing, and evaluating the program. The bill would also require the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Office of Emergency Services to establish standards for recipients consistent with the requirements of program and to limit administrative costs.

The bill would require recipients to use funds to establish or expand programs that provide specified housing assistance and supportive services to homeless youth, as defined. The bill would require the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Office of Emergency Services to award grants under the program to recipients that meet specified requirements, including that the recipient provide at least a 25% match for grant funds received under the program and that the recipient develop and submit a local plan to reduce homelessness among youth that includes, among other specified information, a comprehensive outreach strategy to identify and assist homeless youth. The bill would require each recipient to annually report to the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Office of Emergency Services regarding the use of grant moneys, as specified. The bill would require the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Office of Emergency Services by October 1, 2019, to report to the Legislature regarding the implementation of the program, as specified.

Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YESNO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 17403 of the Education Code is amended to read:

17403.
 The term of any a lease or agreement entered into by a school district pursuant to this article shall not exceed 40 99 years.

SEC. 2.

 Section 17517 of the Education Code is amended to read:

17517.
 The term of any a lease or agreement entered into by a school district pursuant to this article shall not exceed 66 99 years.