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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 1. GENERAL [100 - 7914]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )
  

DIVISION 7. MISCELLANEOUS [6000 - 7599.2]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )
  

CHAPTER 5. Joint Exercise of Powers [6500 - 6599.3]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 84. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Joint Powers Agreements [6500 - 6539]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 84. )

  
6503.5.  

Whenever a joint powers agreement provides for the creation of an agency or entity that is separate from the parties to the agreement and is responsible for the administration of the agreement, such agency or entity shall, within 30 days after the effective date of the agreement or amendment thereto, cause a notice of the agreement or amendment to be prepared and filed with the office of the Secretary of State. The agency or entity shall furnish an additional copy of the notice of the agreement or amendment to the Secretary of State, who shall forward the copy to the Controller. The notice shall contain:

(a) The name of each public agency that is a party to the agreement.

(b) The date that the agreement became effective.

(c) A statement of the purpose of the agreement or the power to be exercised.

(d) A description of the amendment or amendments made to the agreement, if any.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any agency or entity administering a joint powers agreement or amendment to such an agreement, which agreement or amendment becomes effective on or after the effective date of this section, which fails to file the notice required by this section within 30 days after the effective date of the agreement or amendment, shall not thereafter, and until such filings are completed, issue any bonds or incur indebtedness of any kind.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 343, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 2008.)