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DIVISION 6. PUBLIC LANDS [6001 - 8558]

  ( Division 6 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 548. )

PART 1. ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL OF STATE LANDS [6001 - 6477]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1941, Ch. 548. )

CHAPTER 7. Quiet Title Actions [6461 - 6465]
  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 1164. )

6461.
  

Any person or persons claiming any interest in or to real property which is alleged to be claimed by the State of California to be situated in the former bed of a navigable river or stream in this State, may bring suit against the State of California, in accordance with law in any court of competent jurisdiction of the State, to quiet title to such property and may prosecute the action to final judgment. If the judgment be given against the State in such suit, no costs shall be recovered against the State.

(Added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 1164.)

6462.
  

Service of summons in a suit shall be upon the chair of the State Lands Commission and the Attorney General and it shall be the duty of the Attorney General to represent the state in the suit.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 213, Sec. 12. Effective January 1, 2011.)

6463.
  

Any person or persons claiming title under a patent of tideland, issued by the State of California, may bring suit against the State, or against the State with others, in accordance with law in any court of competent jurisdiction of the State, to quiet title or otherwise determine the validity of such patent or establish boundaries of the land granted thereby or both, and may prosecute the action to final judgment. Service of summons on the State in any such suit shall be made in the manner provided in Section 6462 of this code. If judgment is given against the State in any such action or proceeding, no costs shall be recovered from the State thereunder.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 813.)

6464.
  

Any person or persons claiming title to land adjoining tide or submerged land, herein called “adjoining land,” under a patent issued by the United States of America or the State of California, may bring suit against the State, or against the State with others, in accordance with law in any court of competent jurisdiction of the State, to fix and determine the boundary between said adjoining land and the tide or submerged land which it adjoins, and may prosecute the action to final judgment. Service of summons on the State in any such suit shall be made in the manner as provided in Section 6462 of this code. If judgment is given against the State in any such action or proceeding, no costs shall be recovered from the State thereunder.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 813.)

6465.
  

The complaint in any action pursuant to this chapter shall, on request, contain a plat of the property to which the action relates which shows the location of the property in relation to a monument in a survey of record.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 359.)

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