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Governor Signs New Law Affecting School District “Lease-Leaseback” Programs

by on October 20, 2016

posted in Legislative Updates, Schools,

On September 23, 2016 Governor Brown signed AB2316 which makes significant changes to the Lease-Leaseback construction program that school districts  have been successfully using for years. The bill arises primarily out of recent litigation in Fresno stemming from allegations of corruption and partiality. These new changes, set to take effect on January 1, 2017, among other revisions, specifically delete the phrase “without advertising for bid” from Education Code §17406 and add a new competitive bidding process to the lease-leaseback procedure. Additionally, it includes a specific provision ... Continue Reading

tags: AB 2316, Lease, Lease-back, Pre-constuction, School construction, School Districts,