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CHAPTER 896, STATUTES OF 1994 - AB 3735

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Government Code section 65008, 65589.5, and 65852.3 were amended, and several Health and Safety Code sections were affected with the passage of Assembly Bill 3735 of 1994. (See Exhibit #1d) Assembly member Julie Bornstein introduced this measure on her own accord on February 25, 1994. (See Exhibits #1a and #14, document A-7) It addressed land use issues regarding mobile homes, manufactured housing and the housing development approval process. (See Exhibit #11b)


Assembly Bill 3735 was assigned to the Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development and the Senate Committee on Local Government where policy issues raised by the bill were considered. (See Exhibits #3 and #8) The fiscal ramifications of the bill were considered by the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Appropriations. (See Exhibits #5 and #2) Three amendments were made to Assembly Bill 3735. (See Exhibits #1b through #1d and #2) Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor Pete Wilson signed the bill on September 26, 1994 and it was recorded by the Secretary of State on September 27th as Chapter 896 of the Statutes of 1994. (See Exhibit #1e)


The Office of Senate Floor Analyses’ Third Reading analysis of Assembly Bill 3735, as last amended on August 22, 1994, summarized the measure as follows:


This bill exempts from the Mobilehome Parks Act (MPA) housing for 12 or fewer agricultural employees in mobilehomes, manufactured homes, or recreational vehicles on land zoned for agricultural purposes and makes other changes in law relating to housing.


Senate Floor Amendments of 8/22/94 delete the legislative findings and declarations, and make clarifying and technical changes.

(See Exhibit #11b, page 1)