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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

PART 2. CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS [12001 - 12790]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

CHAPTER 9. Community Services Block Grant Program [12725 - 12790]

  ( Chapter 9 added by Stats. 1983, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 4, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 11. Authorization and Fund Allocations [12785 - 12788]
  ( Article 11 added by Stats. 1983, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 4, Sec. 3. )

12785.
  

(a) If diminished federal appropriations for the Community Services Block Grant result in California’s share for any fiscal year being reduced by any amount up to 3.5 percent below the amount of the federal appropriation from the prior year, the director shall use the discretionary fund to proportionately restore entities eligible for the Community Services Block Grant to full funding levels.

(b) If diminished federal appropriations for the Community Services Block Grant result in California’s share for any federal fiscal year being reduced by a cumulative amount of 20 percent or more below the amount appropriated in the federal Community Services Block Grant in the 2005 federal fiscal year, the director shall convene the network of agencies receiving grant funds to determine whether changes to the allocation system should be contemplated and referred to the Legislature for consideration.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 46, Sec. 33. Effective January 1, 2008. Repealed conditionally as prescribed by Section 12790.)

12786.
  

The state shall set aside up to 5 percent of the total Community Services Block Grant for discretionary use for special projects, training, technical assistance, and special support programs. Entities eligible to receive these discretionary funds shall include, but not be limited to, limited purpose agencies as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 12775, and community-based nonprofit organizations without tripartite boards.

(Added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1436, Sec. 29. Repealed conditionally as prescribed by Section 12790.)

12787.
  

Except as provided in Section 12788, this chapter shall not be construed to prohibit an eligible entity under Article 6 (commencing with Section 12750), Article 7 (commencing with Section 12765), or Article 8 (commencing with Section 12770), from applying for state discretionary funds, provided that no discretionary funding received by the eligible entity shall be used to duplicate services funded pursuant to other provisions of this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 2019, Ch. 866, Sec. 4. (AB 1783) Effective January 1, 2020. Repealed conditionally as prescribed by Section 12790.)

12788.
  

(a) On and after January 1, 2020, any housing funded pursuant to this chapter shall not be rented, sold, or subleased to an agricultural employer, as defined in Section 1140.4 of the Labor Code, or its agent, or a farm labor contractor, as defined in Section 1682 of the Labor Code, or its agent, who employs at least one H-2A worker, as defined in Section 50205 of the Health and Safety Code, until the expiration of the regulatory agreement or affordability covenant, as applicable. A person or entity who receives funds made available pursuant to this chapter on or after January 1, 2020, and expends any of those funds for the purpose of funding predevelopment of, developing, or operating any housing that is rented, sold, or subleased to an agricultural employer, as defined in Section 1140.4 of the Labor Code, or its agent, or a farm labor contractor, as defined in Section 1682 of the Labor Code, or its agent, who employs at least one H-2A worker, as defined in Section 50205 of the Health and Safety Code, shall reimburse the department or other state agency that provided those funds, as provided in paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 50205 of the Health and Safety Code. A person or entity who receives funds made available pursuant to this chapter on or after January 1, 2020, and expends any of those funds for the purpose of funding predevelopment of, developing, or operating any housing shall submit a declaration to the department declaring the following:

(1) (A) The person or entity is not an agricultural employer, as defined in Section 1140.4 of the Labor Code, or its agent, or a farm labor contractor, as defined in Section 1682 of the Labor Code, or its agent, who employs at least one H-2A worker, as defined in Section 50205 of the Health and Safety Code.

(B) The person or entity will not rent, sell, or sublease any housing funded pursuant to this chapter to an agricultural employer, as defined in Section 1140.4 of the Labor Code, or its agent, or a farm labor contractor, as defined in Section 1682 of the Labor Code, or its agent, who employs at least one H-2A worker, as defined in Section 50205 of the Health and Safety Code, until the expiration of the regulatory agreement or affordability covenant, as applicable.

(2) The declaration described in paragraph (1) may be met through the inclusion in a regulatory agreement, contract, or affordability covenant, as applicable, with the department that is signed by the person or entity receiving funds pursuant to this chapter.

(b) This section shall not apply to any contract entered into or any financial assistance provided pursuant to this chapter prior to January 1, 2020.

(Amended by Stats. 2020, Ch. 264, Sec. 5. (AB 107) Effective September 29, 2020.)

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