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AB-2543 State agencies: infrastructure project budget and schedule: Internet Web site information.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 03/13/2018 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  March 13, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2543


Introduced by Assembly Member Eggman
(Coauthor: Assembly Member Frazier)
(Coauthor: Senator Dodd)

February 15, 2018


An act to add Section 11093.7 to the Government Code, relating to state government.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2543, as amended, Eggman. State agencies: infrastructure project budget and schedule: report. Internet Web site information.
Existing law, on order of the Governor, requires the head of each state agency to make a report to the Governor giving an account of all matters pertaining to the agency during the period specified by the Governor.
This bill would require each state agency or department authorized to undertake large and complex any infrastructure projects project costing $100,000,000 or more to develop and implement a policy for publicly reporting any significant post on its Internet Web site any change in the cost or schedule of a large and complex infrastructure the project that would result in the project exceeding its projected established budget by 10 percent or more or being delayed by 12 months or longer. The bill would require that the report include documentation and an explanation justifying a decision to proceed with the large and complex infrastructure project. The bill would also require the policy to require that the state agency or department provide a copy of this report to each appropriate policy committee of the Legislature. posted information describe how much the project is expected to exceed its established budget or delay its construction schedule.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 11093.7 is added to the Government Code, to read:

11093.7.
 (a)Each state agency or department authorized to undertake large and complex any infrastructure projects project costing one hundred million ($100,000,000) or more shall develop and implement a policy for publicly reporting post on its Internet Web site any significant change in the cost or schedule of a large and complex infrastructure the project that would result in the project exceeding its projected established budget by 10 percent or more or in delaying its completion by 12 months or longer. The report shall include documentation and an explanation justifying a decision to proceed with the large and complex infrastructure project. posted information shall describe how much the project is expected to exceed its established budget or delay its construction schedule.

(b)The policy required by this section shall also require that the state agency or department provide a copy of the report described in subdivision (a) to each appropriate policy committee of the Legislature in accordance with Section 9795.