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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 2. Formation of Districts [15701 - 15846]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72. )

ARTICLE 6. Verification Deputies [15841 - 15846]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72. )

15841.
  

Verification deputies shall be qualified electors residing within the territory of the district or the proposed district for which they are appointed.

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

15842.
  

Verification deputies required to verify signatures to petitions for the formation of a district, or to certificates or petitions nominating candidates for election to the first board of directors of newly formed districts, shall be appointed by the county elections official of any county in which the territory of the district is situated, and verification deputies required for any other purpose after the formation of a district shall be appointed by the clerk of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 221, Sec. 93. Effective January 1, 2003.)

15843.
  

Appointments of verification deputies shall be made upon written application of not less than five (5) nor more than ten (10) qualified electors of any territorial unit or units of the district, or the proposed district, as the case may be. The application shall state that the signers desire the appointment of the person whose name and address is given therein as a verification deputy for the purpose of taking the oaths of signers of petitions or certificates in the matter of ________.

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

15844.
  

Verification deputies need not use a seal, and shall not have power to administer oaths for any purpose other than that for which they are appointed. Their appointment shall continue for ninety (90) days only from the date of appointment.

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

15845.
  

Verification deputies shall not be paid, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of the county treasury or the treasury of a district.

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

15846.
  

Before appointment a verification deputy shall make and file with the clerk appointing him an oath as to his age, place of residence, occupation, and whether or not he is a qualified elector residing within the territory of the district, or the proposed district, for which he is appointed.

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

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