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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 5. LOCAL AGENCIES [50001 - 57607]

  ( Title 5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

DIVISION 2. CITIES, COUNTIES, AND OTHER AGENCIES [53000 - 55821]

  ( Division 2 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

PART 1. POWERS AND DUTIES COMMON TO CITIES, COUNTIES, AND OTHER AGENCIES [53000 - 54999.7]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

CHAPTER 2. Officers and Employees [53200 - 53299]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

ARTICLE 1.7. Local District Bonds [53226 - 53226.3]
  ( Article 1.7 added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 330, Sec. 3. )

53226.
  

This article shall apply to districts other than school districts.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 330, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1995.)

53226.1.
  

The legislative body of any district electing to adopt by resolution the procedures in this chapter shall, prior to an election of officers of the districts, prescribe the amounts of officials’ bonds of the officers of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 330, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1995.)

53226.2.
  

As an alternative or supplementary to the bonds required by this article, the legislative body may establish a master bond pursuant to Section 1481.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 330, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1995.)

53226.3.
  

The legislative body of a district, other than a school district, may, by resolution, insure against losses caused by an employee or officer of the district in lieu of providing a bond or bonds. After the resolution is adopted, any requirements of law regarding faithful performance or revolving fund bonds shall be inapplicable to the district or any officer or employee of the district. The amount of the insurance shall be determined pursuant to Sections 1480 and 1481 and shall give the same or greater protection to the district that a bond would provide in indemnifying the district against any loss caused by the employee or officer of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 852, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1995.)

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