California Government Code
(a) The joint policy committee shall prepare a report analyzing the feasibility of consolidating functions separately performed by ABAG and MTC. The report shall be reviewed and approved by MTC and the ABAG executive board and submitted to the Legislature by January 1, 2006.
(b) The combined membership of the joint policy committee shall include at least one representative from each of the nine regional counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, San Mateo, San
Francisco, Santa Clara, and Solano. Effective January 1, 2011, a majority of the representatives appointed to the joint policy committee by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission shall be locally elected officials.
(c) The joint policy committee shall coordinate the development and drafting of major planning documents prepared by ABAG, MTC, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, including reviewing and commenting on major interim work products and the final draft comments prior to action by ABAG, MTC, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission. These documents include, but are not limited to, the following:
(1) Beginning with the next plan update scheduled to be adopted in 2008, the regional transportation plan
prepared by MTC and described in Section 66508 of the Government Code.
(2) The ABAG Housing Element planning process for regional housing needs pursuant to Article 10.6 (commencing with Section 65580) of Chapter 3 of Division 1 of Title 7.
(3) The Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s Ozone Attainment Plan and Clean Air Plan.
(4) The San Francisco Bay Plan and related documents.