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SB-6 Residential development: available land.(2019-2020)



SECTION 1.

 Section 11011.8 is added to the Government Code, to read:

11011.8.
 (a) On or before December 31 of each year, the Department of Housing and Community Development shall furnish to the Department of General Services a list of lands suitable and available for residential development that were identified by a local government as part of the housing element of its general plan pursuant to paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 65583 and subdivision (b) of Section 65583.3 and that were submitted to the Department of Housing and Community Development pursuant to Section 65583.3.
(b) The Department of General Services shall create a database of information that was furnished to it pursuant to subdivision (a) and information regarding the state lands determined or declared excess pursuant to Section 11011. The department shall make this database available and searchable by the public by means of a link on its internet website.
(c) The Department of General Services may rely on the accuracy of the information submitted by a local government pursuant to Section 65583.3 to the Department of Housing and Community Development in creating the database pursuant to subdivision (b).

SEC. 2.

 Section 65583.3 is added to the Government Code, to read:

65583.3.
 (a) For a housing element or amendment adopted on or after January 1, 2021, the planning agency shall submit to the department an electronic copy of its inventory of land suitable for residential development developed pursuant to paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 65583 and subdivision (b) of this section with the copy of its housing element or amendment submitted pursuant to subdivision (g) of Section 65585. The local government shall ensure, to the best of its knowledge, that the inventory of land submitted to the department is true and correct.
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 65301, each local government shall prepare the inventory required under paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 65583 using standards, forms, and definitions adopted by the department. The department may review, adopt, amend, and repeal the standards, forms, or definitions to implement this subdivision and subdivision (a) of Section 65583. Any standards, forms, or definitions adopted to implement this subdivision and subdivision (a) of Section 65583 shall not be subject to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2.
SEC. 3.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because this act provides for offsetting savings to local agencies or school districts that result in no net costs to the local agencies or school districts, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code.