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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 6. CONSERVATION, DEVELOPMENT, AND UTILIZATION OF STATE WATER RESOURCES [10000 - 12999]

  ( Heading of Division 6 amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932. )

PART 3. CENTRAL VALLEY PROJECT [11100 - 11985]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370. )

CHAPTER 5. Construction of Project by the Department of Water Resources [11550 - 11567]

  ( Heading of Chapter 5 amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [11550 - 11556]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370. )

11550.
  

The provisions of this chapter are subject to the provisions of Chapter 4 of this part.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370.)

11551.
  

The department shall design all works to be constructed under this part.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932.)

11552.
  

The department may construct the works or any portion thereof or may contract with the United States that the works or any portion thereof may be constructed by and through the department under the supervision and subject to the approval of the United States.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932.)

11553.
  

The cost of all works authorized to be constructed under this chapter shall be paid from the proceeds of bonds issued and sold under the provisions of this part, or from contributions, appropriations, or loans as provided in this part.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370.)

11554.
  

All works constructed pursuant to this chapter shall be constructed under and in accordance with the provisions of the State Contract Act insofar as the provisions of that act are applicable, except that the amount of cash bidders’ bonds or certified checks required to accompany any bid submitted, when bids relating to the construction of any works are called for, shall be fixed and determined by the department.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932.)

11554.1.
  

Notwithstanding any provisions of the State Contract Act, the department may award and enter into construction contracts which require expenditures in excess of funds presently available therefor, but the obligation of the department and the State in such contracts shall be expressly contingent upon sufficient funds being made available by future appropriations or by law.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 2054.)

11555.
  

The department shall require of each contractor bonds for the faithful performance of any contract or subcontract and for the payment for any labor, materials, or supplies used in, upon, for, or about the performance of the work contracted to be done. The bonds shall fix such terms and conditions and be in such amounts as the department deems necessary.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932.)

11556.
  

Money realized on any such bonds shall be paid into the construction fund.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 370.)

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