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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

PART 5. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [14000 - 14463]

  ( Heading of Part 5 amended by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1253. )

CHAPTER 1. General [14000 - 14089]

  ( Chapter 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1253. )

ARTICLE 5.4. San Joaquin Corridor [14074 - 14074.8]
  ( Article 5.4 repealed and added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 801, Sec. 8. )

14074.
  

As used in this article, the following terms have the following meanings:

(a) “Authority” or “San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority” means a joint exercise of powers agency formed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 for purposes of assuming administrative responsibility for the San Joaquin Corridor under an interagency transfer agreement pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 14070).

(b) “Board” means the governing board of the San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority established under Section 14074.2.

(c) “San Joaquin Corridor” or “corridor” means the Los Angeles-Bakersfield-Fresno-Stockton-Sacramento-Oakland intercity passenger rail corridor.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 801, Sec. 8. (AB 1779) Effective January 1, 2013.)

14074.2.
  

(a) There shall be created the San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority Board, subject to being organized pursuant to the provisions of this article. Except as otherwise provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), the board shall be composed of not more than 11 members, as follows:

(1) One member of the board of directors of the Sacramento Regional Transit District, appointed by that board.

(2) One member of the board of directors of the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission, appointed by that board, who shall be a resident of San Joaquin County.

(3) One member of the board of directors of the Stanislaus Council of Governments, appointed by that board.

(4) One member of the board of directors of the Merced County Association of Governments, appointed by that board.

(5) One member of the board of directors of the Madera County Transportation Commission, appointed by that board.

(6) One member of the board of directors of the Fresno Council of Governments, appointed by that board.

(7) One member of the board of directors of the Kings County Association of Governments, appointed by that board.

(8) One member of the board of directors of the Tulare County Association of Governments, appointed by that board.

(9) One member of the board of directors of the Kern Council of Governments, appointed by that board.

(10) One member of the board of directors of a regional transportation agency or rail transit operator that serves Contra Costa County, appointed by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, who shall be a resident of the county.

(11) One member of a regional transportation agency or rail transit operator that serves Alameda County, appointed by the Board of Supervisors, who shall be a resident of the county.

(b) The board shall be organized when at least six of the agencies described in paragraphs (1) to (11), inclusive, of subdivision (a) elect to appoint a member to serve on the board prior to December 31, 2013. Once organized, those agencies described in paragraphs (1) to (11), inclusive, of subdivision (a) that have not yet appointed members to serve on the board may elect to appoint a member to serve and be represented on the board at any time thereafter.

(c) If the rail service boundaries of the San Joaquin Corridor are extended, an additional member from each additional county receiving rail service may be added to the board pursuant to Section 14074.6.

(d) The authority shall protect existing services and facilities and seek to expand service as warranted by ridership and available revenue.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 801, Sec. 8. (AB 1779) Effective January 1, 2013.)

14074.4.
  

The authority shall be created only if the agencies that would be represented on the board enter into a joint exercise of powers agreement to form the authority.

(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 801, Sec. 8. (AB 1779) Effective January 1, 2013.)

14074.6.
  

The board shall make its decisions in accordance with the votes of its members, with a majority vote required for all matters with the exception of the approval of the business plan, revisions to that plan, and the addition of new members pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 14074.2, which shall require a two-thirds vote of the members.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 801, Sec. 8. (AB 1779) Effective January 1, 2013.)

14074.8.
  

The Steering Committee of the Caltrans Rail Task Force shall remain in existence. If a joint powers authority is formed pursuant to this article and an interagency transfer agreement is executed pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 14070.2, the Steering Committee of the Caltrans Rail Task Force shall become the Steering Committee of the San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority for the purpose of advising the joint powers board.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 801, Sec. 8. (AB 1779) Effective January 1, 2013.)

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