09/25/03 11:55:52 GOVERNOR DAVIS SIGNS BILL TO ENCOURAGE THE CONSTRUCTION OF
CHILD CARE FACILITIES 09/25/2003
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GOVERNOR DAVIS SIGNS BILL TO ENCOURAGE THE CONSTRUCTION OF CHILD CARE FACILITIES 09/25/2003 SACRAMENTO
Gray Davis has signed legislation that will encourage developers to include child care facilities in new housing projects.
bill will help low income families find suitable care for their children near their homes," Governor Davis said.
by Assemblymember Gene Mullin (D-South San Francisco) requires cities or counties to grant developers an additional density
bonus, concession, or incentive if a child care facility is included in a developer's housing project. The measure requires
that the number of slots in the child care facility be available for children of low and moderate-income households. Local
governments that have adequate childcare facilities based on substantial evidence are not required to provide the additional
incentive or bonus.