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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 7. PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT ACT [15501 - 18055]

  ( Division 7 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [15501 - 15533]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions [15501 - 15507]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72. )

15501.
  

This division may be cited as “The Public Utility District Act.”

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

15502.
  

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

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

15503.
  

“District” means a public utility district formed pursuant to this division.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

15504.
  

“Board” means the board of directors of a district.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

15505.
  

“Elector,” “voter,” or “qualified elector,” means a voter whose name appears on the great register of the county in which the district is located, or any supplement thereto, allowed by law to be used to determine the eligibility of persons to vote at municipal or county elections, and whose address as it appears on the great register or supplement is in the same unincorporated territory as the address given by him on the certificate or petition that is signed by him.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

15506.
  

“Original and primary proposition” means the proposition to incorporate the proposed district with all of the proposed territory joining in the proceedings and mentioned and described in the several petitions presented by the electors.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

15507.
  

“Person” means an individual, a firm or a copartnership.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 1271.)

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