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AB-777 State property: transfer: University of California.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 07/08/2021 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Senate  July 08, 2021
Amended  IN  Assembly  May 05, 2021
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 19, 2021

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 777


Introduced by Assembly Member McCarty

February 16, 2021


An act to add Section 14673.12 to the Government Code, relating to state property.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 777, as amended, McCarty. State property: transfer: housing University of California.
Existing law authorizes the Department of General Services to dispose of surplus state real property by sale, lease, exchange, sale combined with an exchange, or other manner of disposition authorized by the Legislature, upon terms and conditions and subject to any reservation and exceptions the department deems to be in the best interests of the state. This authorization also declares that the provision of housing for Californians is a goal of the highest priority, and the intent of the Legislature that priority be given in the disposal of surplus state real property to housing for persons and families of low or moderate income.
Existing law requires each state agency, on or before December 31 of each year, to make a review of all proprietary state lands, with specified exceptions, over which it has jurisdiction, to determine what, if any, land is in excess of its foreseeable needs and report thereon in writing to the Department of General Services.
This bill would authorize the Department of General Services to transfer, without charge, a parcel of property in Sacramento, California, if that parcel is reported as excess, to the Regents of the University of California to be used by the University of California at Davis, to provide rental housing to very low, low-, and moderate-income employees, faculty, students, and families who attend or work at the University of California at Davis. Davis (UC Davis) for prescribed purposes, including using the majority of the property to provide affordable student housing. The bill would require a developer or contractor that is prequalified, shortlisted, or awarded a contract pursuant to the bill to provide an enforceable commitment to UC Davis that the developer or contractor and its subcontractors at every tier will use a skilled and trained workforce to perform all work that falls within an apprenticeable occupation in the building and construction trades, as specified, unless the work is covered by a project labor agreement, as defined, that requires all contractors and subcontractors performing the work to use a skilled and trained workforce.
This bill would also provide that if the Regents of the University of California have not begun a formal planning process within a year of the transfer or indicate that they will not use the parcel for its intended purpose, purposes, the parcel shall revert to the Department of General Services, and would then be reviewed to determine if the land is in excess.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 14673.12 is added to the Government Code, to read:

14673.12.
 (a) If the real property located at 4949 Broadway, in the City of Sacramento, is reported as excess pursuant to Section 11011, the Department of General Services may transfer the property, without charge, to the Regents of the University of California to be used by the University of California at Davis for the purpose of providing rental housing to very low, low-, and moderate-income employees, faculty, students, and families who attend or work at the University of California at Davis. following purposes:
(1) Affordable student housing.
(2) Childcare space.
(3) Academic and research programs.
(4) Ancillary student support services.
(b) The majority of the property shall be used to provide affordable student housing.
(c) (1) A developer or contractor shall not be prequalified, shortlisted, or awarded a contract to perform construction or improvement work on property transferred pursuant to this section, unless the developer or contractor provides an enforceable commitment to the University of California at Davis that the developer or contractor, and its contractors and subcontractors at every tier, will use a skilled and trained workforce to perform all work that falls within an apprenticeable occupation in the building and construction trades in accordance with Chapter 2.9 (commencing with Section 2600) of Part 1 of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code.
(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply if the work is covered by a project labor agreement that will bind all contractors and subcontractors performing the work to use a skilled and trained workforce. For purposes of this subdivision, “project labor agreement” has the same meaning as in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 2500 of the Public Contract Code.

(b)

(d) If the Regents of the University of California have not begun a formal planning process within a year of the transfer pursuant to subdivision (a), or if the Regents of the University of California indicate that they will not use the property for its intended purpose purposes described in subdivision (a), subdivisions (a) and (b), the real property located at 4949 Broadway, in the City of Sacramento, shall revert to the Department of General Services.

(c)

(e) If the property reverts to the Department of General Services pursuant to subdivision (b), (d), the property shall be reviewed to determine if the land is in excess pursuant to Section 11011.