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SB-361 Maintenance districts: City of La Puente.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 02/14/2017 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 361


Introduced by Senator Hernandez

February 14, 2017


An act relating to maintenance districts, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 361, as introduced, Hernandez. Maintenance districts: City of La Puente.
(1) Existing law, the Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972, authorizes local agencies, including a city or county, to form an assessment district for the purpose of making improvements by, among other things, installing landscaping.
This bill would, in addition to the district’s existing authority to perform specified maintenance under the Improvement Act of 1911, authorize the Landscaping and Lighting District of the City of La Puente to also perform maintenance and make improvements pursuant to the Landscaping and Lighting Act of 1972.
(2) This bill would make legislative findings and declarations as to the necessity of a special statute for the Landscaping and Lighting District of the City of La Puente.
(3) This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.
Vote: 2/3   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 In addition to the district’s authority to perform maintenance as defined in Section 5835.3 of the Streets and Highways Code, the Landscaping and Lighting District of the City of La Puente may also perform maintenance and make improvements pursuant to Sections 22525 and 22531 of the Streets and Highways Code.

SEC. 2.

 The Legislature finds and declares that a special statute is necessary and that a general statute cannot be made applicable within the meaning of Section 16 of Article IV of the California Constitution because of the unique need to perform immediate maintenance and make improvements by the Landscaping and Lighting District of the City of La Puente.

SEC. 3.

 This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the California Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
In order for the Landscaping and Lighting District of the City of La Puente to utilize seven million dollars ($7,000,000) that was granted to the district in October, 2016, it is necessary for this act take immediate effect.