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2015 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to amounts reserved from appropriations for capital construction; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires public body, except special district, to reserve one percent of appropriation for constructing, reconstructing or renovating park or public building for purpose of renovating or improving existing park or public building to meet current accessibility standards for persons with disabilities that are promulgated under Americans with Disabilities Act and regulations adopted under Act.
Requires public agency that receives appropriation to deposit reserved amount in accessibility improvement account and to expend moneys for purpose of meeting current accessibility standards for existing parks and public buildings. Prohibits public agency from expending moneys to renovate or improve new park or public building if in constructing, reconstructing or renovating new park or public building public agency must already meet current accessibility standards. Requires public agency to establish and maintain inventory of parks and public buildings that do not meet current accessibility standards and to set priority for renovating and improving parks and public buildings. Requires public agency to expend moneys to renovate and improve parks and public buildings each biennium. Becomes operative January 1, 2016. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Human Services and Early Childhood
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