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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

PART 6.5. DISTRIBUTION DISTRICTS IN IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [23500 - 23583]

  ( Part 6.5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169. )

CHAPTER 1. Formation [23500 - 23535]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169. )

ARTICLE 1. Petition for Formation [23500 - 23506]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169. )

23500.
  

Contiguous land may be formed into a distribution district for the purpose of contracting with the United States, pursuant to the federal reclamation laws, for the construction of a distribution system separate from or supplemental to the works of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23501.
  

As used in this part, “federal reclamation law” shall mean the Federal Reclamation Act of June 17, 1902 (32 Stats. 388), and all acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23502.
  

The formation of a distribution district may be proposed and the petition therefor shall be signed by two-thirds or more in number of the holders of title to the land in the proposed distribution district appearing on the last equalized assessment roll of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23503.
  

A petition for the formation of a distribution district shall contain all of the following:

(a) Statement of the plans of the proposed distribution system.

(b) Description of the land in the proposed distribution district.

(c) Names of the owners of all land within the proposed distribution district with their last known addresses.

(d) Description of the land owned in the proposed distribution district by each owner, which shall be according to the next preceding equalized assessment book of the district.

(e) Signatures of the petitioners.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23504.
  

The petition, all proceedings in reference to it, the distribution district, and the land in it shall be designated by a number.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23505.
  

The petition may consist of any number of separate instruments, which shall be duplicates except as to signatures.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23506.
  

A petition to form a distribution district shall be filed with the secretary in the office of the district and may be inspected by all persons interested.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

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