Federal & State Compliance

SCAG is responsible for fulfilling certain state and federal requirements, including, among others, those applicable requirements related to federal Transportation Conformity Regulations, air quality management plans/state implementation plansEnvironmental Justice, Intergovernmental Review (Executive Order 12372), the California Environmental Quality Act, and California’s Regional  Housing Needs Assessment program (Gov. Code 65584).

Upcoming Events & Meetings

Apr
24

NAFTANEXT

Apr 22, 2014; All Day Event
@ Palmer House Hotel, Chicago
Apr
24

League of California Cities Legislative Action Day & Reception

Apr 24, 2014; All Day Event
@ Marriott Residence Inn, Sacramento, CA
Apr
25

Seminar - Fundamentals of Land-Secured Financing

Apr 25, 2014; All Day Event
@ Caltrans District 11 Training Center, San Diego, CA
News and Announcements
SCAG Spotlight E-Newsletter: April Edition
Posted April 03, 2014
​The latest issue of SCAG's Spotlight E-Newsletter is now available.
Press Release: SCAG: Report Shows Film and Television Tax Credits Work Better Than Thought
Posted March 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES–California’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program returned an impressive 11 percent...

Federal & State Compliance Related Links
California State law requires SCAG to determine the existing and projected regional housing needs, and also required by law to determine each jurisdiction’s share of the regional housing need in the six-county SCAG region.
CEQA, or the California Environmental Quality Act, is a statute that requires state and local agencies to identify the significant environmental impacts of their actions and to avoid or mitigate those impacts, if feasible.
Executive Order 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs," was issued with the desire to foster the intergovernmental partnership and strengthen federalism by relying on State and local processes for the coordination and review of...
Executive Order 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs," was issued with the desire to foster the intergovernmental partnership and strengthen federalism by relying on State and local processes for the coordination and review of...
A key feature of MAP-21 is the establishment of a performance- and outcome-based program.​
A key feature of MAP-21 is the establishment of a performance- and outcome-based program.​
On February 11, 1994, President Clinton signed Executive Order 12898, creating a federal Environmental Justice (EJ) program to address EJ in minority and low-income populations.  Environmental Justice is defined in California statute as, "The fair...
The California RTP Guidelines includes a section on performance measures.​
The STIP is the biennial five-year plan adopted by the Commission for future allocations of certain state transportation funds for state highway improvements, intercity rail, and regional highway and transit improvements.  The Draft 2014 STIP...
Federal clean air laws require areas with unhealthy levels of ozone, inhalable particulate matter, carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide to develop plans, known as State Implementation Plans (SIPs).  SIPs are comprehensive plans that...