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AB-1567 Farmworker housing.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/22/2019 09:00 PM


Assembly Bill
No. 1567

Introduced by Assembly Member Aguiar-Curry

February 22, 2019

An act to amend Section 50710.4 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to housing.


AB 1567, as introduced, Aguiar-Curry. Farmworker housing.
Existing law requires the Department of Housing and Community Development, through its Office of Migrant Services, to assist in the development, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or operation of migrant farm labor centers and authorizes the Director of Housing and Community Development to contract with school districts, housing authorities, health agencies, and other appropriate local public and private nonprofit agencies for the procurement or construction of housing or shelter and to obtain services for migratory agricultural workers. Existing law authorizes the department to enter into multiyear operating contracts and provide funding annually by amending those contracts, as provided.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to the latter provision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


 Section 50710.4 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

 (a) The department may enter into multiyear operating contracts with entities, and provide funding annually by making an amendment to that contract. those contracts.
(b) The director shall consider the data contained in the annual reports, provided pursuant to Section 50717, to determine the needs of the residents served at the migrant farm labor centers and how to better serve those needs in operating contracts and annual amendments.
(c) This section shall not be interpreted to allow an operating period to exceed a term that is otherwise authorized by this chapter.