as amended, V. Manuel Pérez. School facilities:
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begin delete states that, when exclusively using local funds for acquisition of a potential schoolsite, a school district is not required to receive final approval of a site by the State Department of Education prior to adopting a resolution of necessity in an eminent domain proceeding or prior to closing escrow on a site purchase through voluntary sale.end delete
This bill would
begin delete make nonsubstantive changes to that law.end delete
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State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to expedite the
4repair, alteration, and reconstruction of school facilities that have
5been damaged or destroyed by fire, earthquake, flood, or other
6manmade or natural disasters, to return those school facilities to
7a condition that makes them useful to school districts in the least
8amount of time and at the lowest appropriate cost while maintaining
9the integrity and safety of the structure as required by the laws of
11(b) Notwithstanding any other law, if a school facility has been
12damaged or destroyed by fire, earthquake, flood, or other manmade
13or natural disaster, all reviews or approvals required by this article
14shall be expedited. In no event shall
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15exceed 60 days, excluding weekends and holidays, from the date
16of receipt of all complete plans, specifications, and documentation
17for the facilities from the district.
18(c) If, upon review, the plans or specifications require minor
19amendment or modification, these minor amendments or
20modifications shall not delay the completion of the review or
21approval beyond the 60-day requirement specified in subdivision
22(b) unless the amendment or modification constitutes a major
23substantive change affecting the entire project. While any minor
24amendments or modifications are being undertaken, the remainder
25of the project shall continue under review so that a timely and
26adequate review may be completed within the 60-day requirement
27of subdivision (b).
P3 1(d) A state agency that is required to perform
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2approval under this article may hire additional personnel or incur
3any additional costs necessary to perform the review or approval
4within the time limits set forth in this section and shall charge the
5 district a fee not to exceed the actual cost of the review or
8(e) As used in this section, “damaged” means damages to the
9extent that occupancy is precluded based upon a report of an
10architect or a structural engineer and the concurrence of the
11Department of General Services in the report’s conclusion that the
12occupancy of the premises is precluded.
13(f) The expedited review and approval required by this section
14shall not apply if the documents are not submitted within six
15months of the damage to, or destruction of, the facilities.
Section 17251.5 of the Education Code is
17amended to read:
Notwithstanding any other law, when exclusively
19using local funds for acquisition of a potential schoolsite, a school
20district is not required to receive final approval of a site by the
21State Department of Education before adopting a resolution of
22necessity in an eminent domain proceeding or before closing
23escrow on a site purchase through voluntary sale.