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

Oct
14

APTA Annual Meeting

Oct 13, 2019; All Day Event
@ Marriott Marquis, New York, NY
Oct
15

Legislative / Communications and Membership Committee

Oct 15, 2019; 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
@ SCAG Main Office
Oct
16

League of California Cities 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition

Oct 16, 2019; All Day Event
@ Long Beach Convention Center
News and Announcements
Preview of SCAG Staff-Recommended RHNA Allocation Methodology on September 23, 2019
Posted September 09, 2019
​In order to have a more transparent process and maximize public input, prior to recommending to...
SCAG Region Receives Regional Determination of 1.3 Million Housing Units
Posted August 23, 2019
​Yesterday, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) transmitted...

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...