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AB-3133 State Public Works Board.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 08/28/2018 09:00 PM
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Assembly Bill No. 3133
CHAPTER 242

An act to amend Section 15770 of, and to add Section 15770.3 to, the Government Code, relating to state government.

[ Approved by Governor  August 28, 2018. Filed with Secretary of State  August 28, 2018. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 3133, Berman. State Public Works Board.
Existing law establishes the State Public Works Board, which includes the Director of Finance, the Director of Transportation, and the Director of General Services. For the purpose of hearing and deciding upon matters related to the issuance of revenue bonds, the Treasurer and the Controller are also members of the board. Existing law requires the Director of Finance or his or her representative to serve as chairperson of the board. Existing law requires the State Public Works Board to, among other things, determine if construction, improvements, and the purchase of equipment shall be undertaken based on a list of considerations.
This bill would add the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency as a member of the State Public Works Board for the purpose of hearing and deciding matters related to the acquisition of properties or construction of projects for any department, office, or other unit under the jurisdiction of the Natural Resources Agency. This bill would additionally require the chairperson of the board, when the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency is serving as a member of the board, in the case of a vote of the board that results in a tie, to cast the deciding vote.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 15770 of the Government Code is amended to read:

15770.
 There is in the state government the State Public Works Board. The board consists of the Director of Finance, the Director of Transportation, and the Director of General Services. For the purpose of hearing and deciding upon matters related to the issuance of revenue bonds pursuant to the State Building Construction Act of 1955 (Part 10b (commencing with Section 15800)), or any other law authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds, the Treasurer and the Controller shall be members of the board. For the purpose of hearing and deciding matters related to the acquisition of properties or construction of projects for any department, office, or other unit under the jurisdiction of the Natural Resources Agency, the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency shall be a member of the board. Three Members of the Senate, appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules, and three Members of the Assembly, appointed by the Speaker, shall meet with and participate in the work of the board to the extent that such participation is not incompatible with their positions as Members of the Legislature. The appointed Members of the Legislature constitute a legislative interim committee on the subject of this part with all the powers and duties imposed upon such committees by the Joint Rules of the Legislature.
The amendments made to this section at the 1981–82 Regular Session of the Legislature shall become operative on January 1, 1983.

SEC. 2.

 Section 15770.3 is added to the Government Code, to read:

15770.3.
 When the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency is serving as a member of the board, in the case of a vote of the board that results in a tie, the chairperson of the board shall cast the deciding vote.