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Joint Powers Agreement   

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(a) When an agency or entity files a notice of agreement or amendment to the agreement with the office of the Secretary of State pursuant to Section 6503.5, the agency or entity shall file a copy of the full text of the original joint powers agreement, and any amendment to the agreement, with the Controller. An agency or entity that meets the definition of a joint powers authority or joint powers agency under Section 56047.7 that was formed for the purpose of providing municipal services and that includes a local agency member that is a city, district, or county shall, within 30 days after the effective date of the agreement or amendment to the agreement, file a copy of the agreement or amendment to the agreement with the local agency formation commission in each county within which all or any part of a local agency member's territory is located.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any agency or entity administering a joint powers agreement or amendment to such an agreement, which agreement or amendment becomes effective on or after the effective date of this section, which fails to file the notice with a local agency formation commission required by this section within 30 days after the effective date of the agreement or amendment shall not thereafter, and until those filings are completed, issue any bonds or incur indebtedness of any kind.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 173, Sec. 1.)