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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

PART 2. SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT [28500 - 29757]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056. )

CHAPTER 3. Government of District [28745 - 28845]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056. )

ARTICLE 2.4. Redistricting of Election Districts [28750 - 28750.8]
  ( Article 2.4 added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 521. )

28750.
  

Following each federal decennial census and using the census as a basis, the board shall, by resolution, adjust the boundaries of the election districts so that the districts shall be as nearly equal in population as practicable, considering the factors specified in Section 28745.6.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 419.)

28750.2.
  

The boundaries of the election districts shall be adjusted by the board before November 1 of the year next succeeding the year in which each federal decennial census is taken.

Notwithstanding Section 28745, if the board fails to adjust election district boundaries pursuant to this article before the December 31 of the year next succeeding the year in which each federal decennial census is taken, each director to be elected at that election shall have the qualifications required in Section 28747.6, but shall be elected at large. Directors shall continue to be so elected until the board adjusts the election district boundaries.

(Amended by Stats. 1981, Ch. 272, Sec. 1. Effective August 25, 1981.)

28750.4.
  

The resolution reestablishing the election districts shall describe the new boundaries of the election districts by reference to a map or maps on file with the secretary of the district. Immediately upon adoption of the resolution, the secretary shall file a certified copy of the resolution and the map or maps describing all election districts with the Secretary of State and with the county elections official of each county with territory within the boundaries of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 221, Sec. 102. Effective January 1, 2003.)

28750.6.
  

If, at any time between each federal decennial census, the district annexes territory, pursuant to Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 29500), the board, within 90 days after completion of the annexation proceedings, shall, by resolution, adjust the boundaries of the election districts so that the district shall be as nearly equal in population as practicable, considering the factors specified in Section 28745.6.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 419.)

28750.8.
  

(a) The term of office of any director who has been elected and whose term of office has not expired shall not be affected by any change in the boundaries of the election district from which he was elected.

(b) At the first election for directors following adjustment of the boundaries of the election districts, a director shall be elected for each election district under the readjusted election district plan that has the same number as an election district whose incumbent’s term is due to expire.

(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, a change in the boundaries of an election district shall not be made within 90 days prior to the final date of voter registration for an election of directors.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 521.)

PUCPublic Utilities Code - PUC2.4