Assembly Bill 812 (Yee – 2003)
Chapter 99, Statutes of 2003 - AB 812
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Section 5027.1 was added to the Public Resources Code in 2003 following legislative approval of Assembly Bill 812, which affected this section only. (See Exhibit #1e) This bill was introduced on February 20, 2003 by Assembly member Leland Yee of San Francisco. (See Exhibit #1a) He carried this bill for the City and County of San Francisco. (See Exhibit #12, document PE-10)
Assembly Bill 812 was assigned to the Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media, the Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development, and the Senate Committee on Transportation where policy issues raised by the bill were considered. (See Exhibits #3, #4 and #7) Three amendments were made to Assembly Bill 812. (See Exhibits #1b through #1d and #2) Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor Gray Davis signed the bill on July 22, 2003, and it was recorded by the Secretary of State as Chapter 99 of the Statutes of 2003. (See Exhibits #1e and #2)
The Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development prepared a Concurrence in Senate Amendments analysis of Assembly Bill 812 as last amended on June 2, 2003 that summarized the provisions within this bill as follows:
. . . Provides statutory authority for the demolition of the Transbay Terminal building (terminal) and requires that a specified percentage of any new housing created to be set aside as affordable housing. . . .
(See Exhibit #11c, page 1)