What triggers the law:

• SB 18: Amendment or adoption of a general plan or a specific plan or designation of open space. A local government sends proposal information to the NAHC and requests contact information for tribes with traditional lands or places located in geographic area affected by proposed changes. (Gov. Code § 65352.3, subd. (a)(1); § 65562.5).


• AB 52: Letters from tribes requesting notification by lead agency of projects in their areas of traditional or cultural affiliation. (Pub. Resources Code § 21080.3.1, subd. (b)).