(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles may advance funds, not to exceed four million dollars ($4,000,000), to the Department of General Services and the Los Angeles State Office Building Authority to complete plans and prepare bid specifications and related documents for a proposed state office building to be located in the City of Los Angeles between Spring Street, Main Street, Third Avenue, and Fourth Street, subject to the requirements of this section.
(b) The department or the authority shall make a determination on whether to proceed with construction of the state office building by June 30, 1987.
(c) If the department or the authority determines not to proceed with construction of the state office building, the department shall reimburse the agency by December 31, 1987, from the Special Fund for Capital Outlay, for any and all funds advanced by the agency to the department or to the authority for completing plans, preparing bid documents, and taking other actions, including the employment of legal counsel, relating to the design development phase, construction document phase, and bidding phase for the state office building.
(d) If the department or the authority determines to proceed with construction of the state office building, the agency shall be reimbursed for any and all funds advanced by the agency from the bond proceeds or from other financing available for construction of the state office building.
(e) The authority may acquire, own, construct, and operate parking facilities to serve the state office building, as the authority may deem to be in the best interests of the people of the State of California.
(f) The department and the agency may amend the authority agreement to provide for longer terms of office and to remove the restrictions on the number of terms for the members of the governing board of the authority, as the department and agency may deem appropriate.
(g) As used in this section, "funds advanced by the agency" means the principal amount of the agency's advance.
(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1302, Sec. 1.)