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AB-1398 Housing.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/19/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1398


Introduced by Assembly Member Bloom

February 19, 2021


An act relating to housing.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1398, as introduced, Bloom. Housing.
The Planning and Zoning Law requires a city or county to adopt a general plan for land use development within its boundaries that includes, among other things, a housing element.
This bill would declare the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would promote housing production by requiring cities and counties to rezone in a timely manner to meet their housing needs. The bill would also make related findings.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 (a) The Legislature finds and declares that the State of California has a multimillion-unit shortfall of housing.
(b) It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would promote housing production by requiring cities and counties to rezone in a timely manner to meet their housing needs.