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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  ( Chapter 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1253.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 5.6. Capitol Corridor [14076 - 14076.8]
  ( Article 5.6 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 263, Sec. 10. )

14076.
  

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

(a) “Authority” or “Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority” means the joint exercise of powers agency formed under Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 and specified in subdivision (a) of Section 14070.

(b) “Board” means the governing board of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority established under Section 14076.2.

(c) “Capitol Corridor” or “corridor” means the Colfax-Sacramento-Suisun City-Oakland-San Jose rail corridor.

(Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 252, Sec. 1. Effective August 11, 1997.)

14076.2.
  

(a) There is hereby created the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Board, subject to being organized pursuant to subdivision (b). The board shall be composed of not more than the following 16 members:

(1) Six members of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District Board of Directors, appointed by the board of directors of that district, as follows:

(A) Two who are residents of Alameda County.

(B) Two who are residents of Contra Costa County.

(C) Two who are residents of the City and County of San Francisco.

(2) Two members of the Board of Directors of the Sacramento Regional Transit District, appointed by the board of directors of that district.

(3) Two members of the Board of Directors of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, appointed by the board of directors of that authority.

(4) Two members of the county congestion management agency for the County of Yolo, appointed by that agency.

(5) Two members of the county congestion management agency for the County of Solano, appointed by that agency.

(6) Two members of the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency, appointed by that agency.

(b) The board shall be organized when at least two of the jurisdictions described in paragraphs (1) to (6), inclusive, of subdivision (a) elect to appoint members to serve on the board. Only those jurisdictions that appoint members to serve on the board prior to December 31, 1996, shall be member-agencies of the board.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 724, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2000.)

14076.4.
  

If the board and the department enter into an interagency transfer agreement pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 14070), for an initial period, that begins with the transfer of responsibilities from the department to the board and continues for a three-year period subsequent to the completion of the track and signal improvements between Sacramento and Emeryville, the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District General Manager and the district’s administrative staff shall, if that district has appointed members to the board in accordance with Section 14076.2, provide all necessary administrative support to the board to perform its duties and responsibilities, and may perform for the board any and all activities that they are authorized to perform for the district. At the conclusion of the initial period, the board may, through procedures that it determines, select the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District or another existing public rail transit agency for one three-year term immediately following the initial period, and thereafter for five-year terms, to provide all necessary administrative support staff to the board to perform its duties and responsibilities.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 525, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2004.)

14076.6.
  

The board shall make its decisions in accordance with the votes of its members, requiring a majority vote for all matters with the exception of the approval of the business plan, and revisions, which shall require a vote of two-thirds of the members.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 263, Sec. 10. Effective July 23, 1996.)

14076.8.
  

For the purpose of carrying out its responsibilities pursuant to this article, the board may seek funds from any jurisdiction served by the Capitols passenger rail service for enhanced service.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 263, Sec. 10. Effective July 23, 1996.)

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