Majority Vote Enterprise Zone Reform Package Amended (AB 1411)
Assembly Jobs Committee Chairman V. Manuel Pérez and Senator DeSaulnier have partnered to amendAB
1411, Majority Vote Enterprise Zone Reform Package. The
amended changes will reduce the cost and size of the program and increase the
Limit New Zones to Low Income Areas – Requires new enterprise zone designation to only include
low income census tracts, but will still allow communities to choose the criteria.
De-Designate Poor Performing Zones – Each zone’s required biennial progress report will be linked
to the HCD audit and zone de-designation process.
Track and Report Local Resources Dedicated to Zone Activities – Local governments will be
required to document in its biennial progress report the actual amount of local resources
dedicated to zone activities.
Leverage EZ Program to Better Serve Workforce Development – Requires state agencies and departments
to consider how the enterprise zone program could be integrated to better serve their
target clients including Career One-Stop Offices, CalWORKS and Department of Education.
Expand State-Level Reporting – Requires a more comprehensive review of the program.
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