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

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

PART 6. WATER DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS [12570 - 12949.6]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 196. )

CHAPTER 3. Financing of Projects [12800 - 12832]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 196. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [12800 - 12803]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 196. )

12800.
  

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as “The Flood Control Law of 1946.”

(Amended by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1285.)

12801.
  

As used in this chapter:

(a) “Public agency” means any state agency, county, city and county, city, or district of the State, except the department.

(b) “Flood control project” means any project heretofore or hereafter adopted and authorized by the Congress requiring local cooperation for flood control purposes.

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

12802.
  

In pursuance of the policy declared in Chapters 1 and 2 of this part, the Legislature finds a state interest in assuming the cost of cooperation by the State with the United States in the construction of flood control projects to the extent provided in Chapters 1 and 2 of this part.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 196.)

12803.
  

The Legislature intends that from time to time by law allocations from the General Fund for flood control projects will be made to pay for the cost of all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of flood control projects adopted and authorized by the Legislature prior to March 12, 1946, and also those adopted and authorized on or after that date by the Congress of the United States, recommended by the department, and approved by the Legislature, in the order in which the Congress makes available funds for their construction.

(Amended by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1285.)

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