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SB-330 Building permit fees: waiver.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 09/02/2017 04:00 AM
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Enrolled  September 01, 2017
Passed  IN  Senate  August 31, 2017
Passed  IN  Assembly  August 24, 2017
Amended  IN  Assembly  July 03, 2017
Amended  IN  Senate  April 18, 2017

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 330


Introduced by Senator Berryhill

February 13, 2017


An act to add Section 17951.5 to the Health and Safety Code, relating to housing.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 330, Berryhill. Building permit fees: waiver.
The State Housing Law authorizes cities and counties to prescribe fees for permits required or authorized pursuant to the State Housing Law.
This bill would authorize these entities to waive or reduce all building permit fees for improvements to the home of a veteran with a qualifying disability that are made to accommodate that disability.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 17951.5 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

17951.5.
 (a) Notwithstanding Section 17951, each city, county, or city and county may waive or reduce all building permit fees for improvements to the home of a veteran with a qualifying disability that are made to accommodate that disability.
(b) “Qualifying disability” means a disability that is recognized as service connected by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.