BILL NUMBER: SB 1527 AMENDED BILL TEXT AMENDED IN SENATE MAY 20, 2008 AMENDED IN SENATE APRIL 22, 2008 INTRODUCED BY Senator Yee (Principal coauthor: Senator Denham) (Coauthor: Senator Wyland) FEBRUARY 22, 2008 An act to add Section 19622.5 to the Business and Professions Code, and to add Section 11011.27 to the Government Code, relating to state property, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST SB 1527, as amended, Yee. State property:
surplus propertysale . Existing law authorizes the Director of General Services to dispose of state surplus property, subject to specified conditions, including authorization by the Legislature. This bill would require the director, prior to January 1, 2009, to sell, for fair market value upon those terms and conditions determined by the director, a specified parcel of state property located in the County of San Mateo and the City and County of San Francisco. The net proceeds of the conveyance would be paid into the Fair and Exposition Fund, a continuously appropriated fund, for the benefit of a specified district agricultural association, as provided, thereby making an appropriation. The bill would require reimbursement to the Department of General Services for any cost or expense incurred in the disposition of the property from the net proceeds of the disposition.City of Daly City or the Daly City Redevelopment Agency. This bill would also declare the Legislature's findings that the sale of this state property does not constitute a sale of surplus state property, as set forth in specified existing law. The bill would declare that it would take effect immediately as an urgency statute. Vote: 2/3. Appropriation: yes. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1. Section 19622.5 is added to the Business and Professions Code, to read: 19622.5. (a) Pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 19622.3, within 30 days of enactment of this section, the Department of Food and Agriculture, until June 1, 2013, shall assume only the rights, duties, and powers of the board of directors of the District 1-A Agricultural Association associated with negotiating the sale of the real property of the District 1-A Agricultural Association. (b) The Department of Food and Agriculture in coordination with the Department of General Services, no later than June 1, 2013, shall provide to the Legislature a report analyzing the business operations of the District 1-A Agricultural Association for the previous five years and make recommendations identifying the best use of the property. Recommendations may include, but are not limited to, continued operation as a district agricultural association or the sale or lease of any and all parcels. SEC. 2. Section 11011.27 is added to the Government Code, to read: 11011.27. (a) The Director of General Services in consultation with the Department of Food and Agriculture, prior to January 1, 2009, shall enter into negotiations to sell at fair market value to the Daly City Redevelopment Agency or to the City of Daly City upon those terms and conditions and subject to those reservations and exceptions that the director determines are in the best interests of the state, the following real property: Parcel A: Beginning at a point on the southerly line of Walbridge Street, now Geneva Avenue, with the easterly line of Carter Street (in the City and County of San Francisco); thence running easterly along the southerly line of Walbridge Street 980 feet; thence at a right angle south 19*35' west 600 feet; thence at a right angle north 70*25' west 720 feet; thence at a right angle south 19*35' west 60 feet; thence at a right angle north 70*25' west 260 feet; thence at a right angle north 19*35' east 660 feet along the easterly line of Carter Street to the point of beginning. (b) Notwithstanding the terms and conditions negotiated pursuant to subdivision (a), the director shall not sell the property identified in subdivision (a) for less than its fair market value. (c) An agreement for the sale of the property identified in subdivision (a) shall require the purchaser to retain title to the entire property sold to it for uses consistent with the general plan of the City of Daly City, any amendment to that general plan, any specific plan amendments to any specific plan, and the Bayshore revitalization redevelopment plan. (d) The Department of General Services shall be reimbursed for any cost or expense incurred in the disposition of the property described in subdivision (a) from the City of Daly City or the Daly City Redevelopment Agency. (e) The net proceeds of any moneys received from the disposition of any parcel of property described in subdivision (a) shall be paid into the Fair and Exposition Fund for the benefit of the District 1-A Agricultural Association. SEC. 3. The Legislature finds and declares that the disposition of state property authorized in Section 2 of this act does not constitute a sale or other disposition of surplus state property as set forth in Section 9 of Article III of the California Constitution or subdivision (g) of Section 11011 of the Government Code. SEC. 3.SEC. 4. This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are: In order for the Director of General Services to sell the property described in Section 2 of this act at the earliest possible time, it is necessary that this act take effect immediately.