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AB-1649 State Capitol Building Annex.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/22/2019 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1649


Introduced by Assembly Member Cooley

February 22, 2019


An act to amend Section 9112 of the Government Code, relating to state buildings.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1649, as introduced, Cooley. State Capitol Building Annex.
Existing law, known as the State Capitol Building Annex Act of 2016, authorizes the Joint Rules Committee to pursue the construction of a state capitol building annex or the restoration, rehabilitation, renovation, or reconstruction of the existing State Capitol Building Annex, as provided.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to the State Capitol Building Annex Act of 2016.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 9112 of the Government Code is amended to read:

9112.
 (a) (1) Notwithstanding any other law, including Section 9108, the Joint Rules Committee may pursue the construction of a state capitol building annex annex, or the restoration, rehabilitation, renovation, or reconstruction of the State Capitol Building Annex described in Section 9105 9105, and any other ancillary improvements to effectuate the purposes of this article.
(2) Projects authorized pursuant to this section may be pursued in phases and may include a visitor center, a relocated and expanded underground parking facility, and any related or necessary deconstruction and infrastructure work.
(b) (1) All work performed pursuant to this article shall be administered and supervised by the Department of General Services. The work shall be undertaken pursuant to an agreement between the Joint Rules Committee, the Department of Finance or its designated representative, and the Department of General Services or its designated representative.
(2) The agreement entered into pursuant to paragraph (1), prior to any recognition by the State Public Works Board of a project authorized by this section, shall establish the scope, budget, delivery method, and schedule for any work undertaken pursuant to this article.
(3) (A) The scope, cost, and delivery method of each project pursuant to this section shall be recognized by, and subject to the oversight of, the State Public Works Board pursuant to Section 13332.11 or 13332.19, as applicable and subject to the provisions of this paragraph.
(B) Notwithstanding Sections 13332.11 and 13332.19, or any other law, the Joint Rules Committee, the Department of Finance or its designated representative, and the Department of General Services or its designated representative, pursuant to the agreement entered into pursuant to paragraph (1), may agree to utilize any delivery method deemed appropriate and advantageous for the work performed pursuant to this article.
(C) Notwithstanding any provision of Section 13332.11 or 13332.19 to the contrary, or any other law, any changes to the scope of the projects authorized by this section shall be agreed upon by the Joint Rules Committee, the Department of Finance or its designated representative, and the Department of General Services or its designated representative, pursuant to the agreement entered into pursuant to paragraph (1).
(c) Notwithstanding any other law, any action or proceeding alleging that a public agency has approved or is undertaking work pursuant to this article in violation of the California Environmental Quality Act (Division 13 (commencing with Section 21000) of the Public Resources Code) shall be subject to Chapter 6.7 (commencing with Section 21189.50) of Division 13 of the Public Resources Code.
(d) (1) Notwithstanding any other law, all work performed pursuant to this article by the Department of General Services shall be exempt from all of the following:

(A)The State Contract Act (Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 10100) of Part 2 of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code).

(B)

(A) Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3.

(C)

(B) Chapter 2.1 (commencing with Section 15813) of Part 10b of Division 3.

(D)

(C) Section 2807 of the Penal Code.
(D) The State Contract Act (Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 10100) of Part 2 of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code).
(2) Notwithstanding any other law, to the extent that the work performed pursuant to this article is administered and supervised by the Department of General Services, the department may enter into negotiations directly with any firm for the provision of services described in Section 4525.
(e) Prevailing wages shall be paid to all workers employed on a project that is subject to this article, in accordance with Article 2 (commencing with Section 1770) of Chapter 1 of Part 7 of Division 2 of the Labor Code.