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File #: 19-1264    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Presentation/Awards Status: Passed
File created: 12/30/2019 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 1/14/2020 Final action: 1/14/2020
Title: Accept this informational report on new laws impacting counties in 2020.
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael Callagy, County Manager
Connie Juarez-Diroll, Legislative Officer

Subject: New Laws Impacting Counties in 2020

Accept this informational report on new laws impacting counties in 2020.

Governor Gavin Newsom signed 870 bills into law in 2019. The following is a select list of bills that were signed by the Governor which impact counties and became effective January 1, 2020.

Housing, Land Use and Transportation:
Housing and Land Use
* AB 1100 (Kamlager-Dove) Electric Vehicles: parking requirements (Chapter 819, Statutes of 2019)-requires existing and future parking spaces by electric vehicle charging equipment to be counted towards compliance with local parking minimums.
* AB 1485 (Wicks) Housing development: streamlining (Chapter 663, Statutes of 2019)-makes various changes to SB 35 (Wiener, Chapter 366, Statutes of 2017) to allow for streamlining of housing developments that include a specified percentage of low income and/or moderate-income housing. The measure amends the law to allow additional projects in the San Francisco Bay Area to qualify for streamlined, ministerial approval if the projects meet specified affordability requirements.
* AB 1487 (Chiu) San Francisco Bay Area: housing development financing (Chapter 598, Statutes of 2019)-establishes the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority. The Authority's purpose is to raise, administer, and allocate funding for affordable housing in the San Francisco Bay area and provide technical assistance at a regional level for tenant protection, affordable housing preservation, and new affordable housing production. The governing board of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will serve as the governing board of the Authority. The executive board of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) also is granted certain...

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