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DIVISION 6. MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT ACT [11501 - 14403.5]

  ( Division 6 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [11501 - 11536]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions [11501 - 11509]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

11501.
  

This division may be cited as the “Municipal Utility District Act.”

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

11502.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the provisions of this article govern the construction of this division.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

11503.
  

“District” means a municipal utility district formed under this division or under Chapter 218 of the Statutes of 1921, as originally enacted or subsequently amended; “special district” means a special district for sewage disposal or solid waste resource recovery purposes created under this division or under Chapter 218 of the Statutes of 1921, as originally enacted or subsequently amended; and “board” means the board of directors of a district.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 128.)

11504.
  

“Public agency” includes a city, county water district, county sanitation district, or sanitary district.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

11505.
  

“Voter” means any elector who is registered under the Elections Code.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

11506.
  

“Sewage disposal” means the acquisition, construction, enlargement, operation, and maintenance of intercepting sewers, sewage treatment works, pumping plants, outfall sewers, and appurtenances.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

11507.
  

“Percent of the total vote cast,” when used with reference to the requirements of any petition or nomination paper, means percent of the total vote cast, exclusive of vote by mail ballots, within the proposed district, district, proposed special district, special district, or territory proposed to be annexed to a district, as the case may be at the last statewide general election.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 118, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2012.)

11508.
  

“Solid Waste Resource Recovery” means the acquisition, construction, enlargement, operation, and maintenance of facilities for the purpose of collecting, reducing, separating, recovering, converting, and recycling solid waste, and for the purpose of disposing of solid waste residues.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 128.)

11509.
  

“Electricity district” means a municipal utility district formed under this division that furnishes electricity to more than 100,000 customers.

(Added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 1396, Sec. 2.)

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