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

Jul
24

Public Hearing: Draft 2015 FTIP and Draft Amendment #2 to the 2012-2035 RTP/SCS

Jul 24, 2014; 3:00 PM-6:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office, 818 West 7th Street, 12th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Aug
07

Executive Administration Committee Meeting

Aug 07, 2014; 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
@ SCAG Main Office
Aug
07

Energy and Environment Committee Meeting

Aug 07, 2014; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
News and Announcements
Affordability Survey for the U.S. Conference of Mayors - Annual Household Costs: Water / Flood Control / Stormwater & Wastewater
Posted July 09, 2014
The U.S. Conference of Mayors is conducting a critical affordability survey of the average annual...
Notice of Availability and Public Hearings: 2015 Draft FTIP and Amendment #2 to the RTP/SCS
Posted July 01, 2014
The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) has prepared the Draft 2015 Federal...

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...