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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 2. WATER [1000 - 5976]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

PART 4. DISTRIBUTION OF WATER IN WATERMASTER SERVICE AREAS [4000 - 4407]

  ( Part 4 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

CHAPTER 7. Expenses of Distribution [4200 - 4335]

  ( Chapter 7 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

ARTICLE 4. Payment and Collection [4275 - 4279]
  ( Article 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1961, Ch. 360. )

4275.
  

Except as provided in Article 5 (commencing with Section 4300), the department, on or before the 15th day of August of each year, shall certify, to the auditor and the board of supervisors of each county having a watermaster service area, or part of a watermaster service area, the amount required, in order to pay the apportionments for the ensuing fiscal year, to be levied on the land used in the storage or diversion, conveyance or distribution of the water stored or diverted under the right and the land on which the water is, or is entitled to be, used.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 282, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993.)

4276.
  

The auditor shall enter the amounts of the respective apportionments against the respective parcels of land as they appear on the current assessment roll. If any parcel is part of a larger parcel, the auditor may enter the apportionment against the larger parcel.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1961, Ch. 360.)

4277.
  

The board of supervisors of each county in which there lies a watermaster service area or any portion thereof shall annually, and at the time of levying county taxes, levy on the land within the county and within the watermaster service area apportionments sufficient to raise the amounts certified by the department.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1961, Ch. 360.)

4278.
  

Apportionments levied pursuant to this article shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as county taxes. So far as applicable, all provisions of law relating to the equalization, levy, payment, and collection of county taxes shall apply to such apportionments and all provisions of law relating to the duties of county officers in relation to county taxes shall apply to such apportionments, except as otherwise expressly provided by this chapter, so far as the same are or may be made applicable.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1961, Ch. 360.)

4279.
  

All money raised by such apportionments shall be accounted for separately as to each watermaster service area. All such money shall be transmitted by January 1 and July 1 of each year to the department for deposit in the Water Resources Revolving Fund.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1961, Ch. 360.)

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