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AB-1582 Joint powers authorities.(2019-2020)

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


Assembly Bill
No. 1582

Introduced by Assembly Member Diep

February 22, 2019

An act to amend Section 6502 of the Government Code, relating to local government.


AB 1582, as introduced, Diep. Joint powers authorities.
Existing law authorizes 2 or more public agencies, by agreement, to form a joint powers authority to exercise any power common to the contracting parties, as specified.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to this provision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


 Section 6502 of the Government Code is amended to read:

 If authorized by their legislative or other governing bodies, two or more public agencies by agreement may jointly exercise any power common to the contracting parties, including, but not limited to, the authority to levy a fee, assessment, or tax, even though one or more of the contracting agencies may be located outside this state.
It shall not be necessary that any power common to the contracting parties be exercisable by each such contracting party with respect to the geographical area in which such the power is to be jointly exercised. For purposes of this section, two or more public agencies having the power to conduct agricultural, livestock, industrial, cultural, or other fairs or exhibitions shall be deemed to have common power with respect to any such fair or exhibition conducted by any one or more of such public agencies or by an entity created pursuant to a joint powers agreement entered into by such those public agencies.