Where an applicant district that is eligible under this chapter for project funding of new construction of school facilities on an existing schoolsite, which site has less than 50 percent of the land recommended under State Department of Education guidelines, as published in the School Site Analysis and Development Handbook in effect on January 1, 1987, the area of allowable new building construction for that project shall be increased by the square footage of any existing one-story school facility or facilities to be replaced under the project by one or more multistory school facilities.
(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Operative January 1, 1998.)