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Public Utilities Code - PUC


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

CHAPTER 8. Special District for Sewage Disposal or Solid Waste Resource Recovery [13451 - 13691]

  ( Heading of Chapter 8 amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 128. )

ARTICLE 7. Bonds [13621 - 13626]
  ( Article 7 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )


At any time after the creation of a special district a proposition of incurring bonded indebtedness for the acquisition, construction, or completion by the district of any works, lands, structures, rights, or any other property necessary or convenient for the recovery of resources from solid waste or for the collection, treatment, or disposition of sewage matter for the special district may be submitted.

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


Except as otherwise provided herein the provisions of Chapter 7 shall substantially govern as to all matters pertaining to the issuance of bonds under this article, including among other things, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the calling and holding of the bond election, the form, execution, issuance, maturity, redemption, refunding, validation, the payment of interest from bond funds and the status of the bonds as investments.

(Amended by Stats. 1953, Ch. 808.)


The favorable vote of two-thirds of all the voters within the special district voting on the proposition is required to authorize the issuance of the bonds.

(Amended by Stats. 1974, Ch. 761.)


Only the property in the special district shall be taxable for the payment of the principal and interest on special district bonds. Until the bonds are paid, taxes shall be levied in substantial compliance with Section 12893.

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


Any proceeding denying the validity of the creation of any special district, or of any bonds authorized by the voters thereof pursuant to this division, shall be brought within three months after the date upon which the applicable proposition is approved by the voters.

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


The board may utilize the provisions of Chapter 7.1 (commencing with Section 13345) to authorize emergency financing of the repair or replacement of damaged or demolished works of the special district; provided, that the payment of the principal and interest on such bonds or evidences of indebtedness shall be made only from revenues, taxes, or other available funds, of the special district.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 512.)

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