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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 24. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING [33000 - 37964]

  ( Heading of Division 24 amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1137. )

PART 1.7. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION [34100 - 34160]

  ( Part 1.7 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 642. )

CHAPTER 2. Establishment, Creation, and Suspension of Commission [34110 - 34126]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 642. )

ARTICLE 2. Procedures Making Commission Operative [34115 - 34118]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 642. )

34115.
  

A commission may not transact any business or exercise any powers under this part unless, by ordinance, the legislative body declares that there is need for a commission to function in the community. The ordinance of the legislative body declaring that there is need for a commission to function in the community shall be subject to referendum as prescribed by law for a county or a city ordinance.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 642.)

34115.5.
  

The ordinance of the legislative body declaring a need for a commission to function in the community may declare a need that the commission function only with respect to a redevelopment agency or that the commission function with respect to a redevelopment agency and a housing authority. If the ordinance declares a need that the commission function only with respect to a redevelopment agency, then the commission shall not have the powers, duties, and responsibilities of a housing authority and the provisions requiring that two of the commissioners be tenants of the housing authority shall be inapplicable.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 277.)

34116.
  

The commission shall cause a certified copy of the ordinance to be filed with the Department of Housing and Community Development.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 829, Sec. 44. Effective January 1, 1999.)

34117.
  

In any proceeding involving the validity or enforcement of, or relating to, any contract by a commission, the commission is conclusively deemed to have been established and authorized to transact business and exercise its powers upon proof of the filing with the Secretary of State and with the Department of Housing and Community Development of such an ordinance.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 642.)

34118.
  

Notwithstanding Section 34140 or any other provision of this part, a commission established prior to January 1, 1978, shall not be vested with the powers, duties, and responsibilities of the commissioners of the housing authority, nor shall the commission operate and govern the housing authority, unless:

(a)  The ordinance adopted by the legislative body declaring a need for the commission to function in the community declares, or is subsequently amended to declare, that the commission shall be vested with the rights, powers, duties, and responsibilities of the commissioners of the housing authority; or

(b)  Prior to the effective date of this section, the commission has assumed and exercised the rights, powers, duties, and responsibilities of the commissioners of the housing authority.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 953.)

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