(a) No later than July 1, 2017, 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 prior to the effective date of this section, and that includes a local agency member that is a city, district, or county, shall cause a copy of the agreement and any amendments to the agreement to be filed 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 fails to file the notice with a local agency formation commission required by this section on or before July 1, 2017, shall not thereafter, and until those filings are completed, issue any bonds or incur indebtedness of any kind.
(Added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 173, Sec. 2.)