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AB-829 Local government: funding: state-assisted projects.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 09/27/2018 09:00 PM
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Assembly Bill No. 829
CHAPTER 800

An act to add Section 50204 to the Health and Safety Code, relating to local government.

[ Approved by Governor  September 27, 2018. Filed with Secretary of State  September 27, 2018. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 829, Chiu. Local government: funding: state-assisted projects.
Existing law authorizes a local government to fund all or a part of a housing project or development. Existing law states legislative findings and declarations regarding the need for affordable housing and local authority to approve housing developments.
This bill would prohibit the award, availability, or utilization of state assistance, as defined, for any housing development that is subject to a requirement as a threshold or condition for applying or being eligible for the award of any funding that the development proponent receive a letter of acknowledgment, letter of approval, or similar document from a legislative body of a local agency or from a member of a local legislative body.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 50204 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

50204.
 State assistance shall not be awarded to, or otherwise available to or utilized in, any housing development that is subject to a requirement as a threshold or condition to apply or be eligible for the award of any funding that the development proponent receive a letter of acknowledgment, letter of approval, or similar document from the legislative body of a local agency or from a member of a local legislative body. For purposes of this section, “state assistance” includes any state funds, a state tax credit, or a federal tax credit administered by the state.