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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 6. WATER DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS [12570 - 12949.6]

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

CHAPTER 3.5. Fish, Wildlife, and Recreation in Connection With Flood Control and Watershed Protection Projects [12840 - 12849]

  ( Chapter 3.5 added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 537. )

ARTICLE 3. State Financial Assistance [12847 - 12848]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 537. )

12847.
  

Where recreation and fish and wildlife enhancement features are contained in a flood control or watershed protection project, and where such payment is specifically authorized by the Legislature, the state shall pay 50 percent of the nonfederal capital costs of the recreation and fish and wildlife enhancement features of the project; provided, however, if the project is subject to the provisions of Public Law 89-72, the state may cooperate in the attainment of such benefits in accordance with the provisions of subdivision (c) of Section 5094.3 of the Public Resources Code.

The department or the Reclamation Board, as to projects under their respective jurisdictions, shall obtain assurances from the local agency sponsoring the project guaranteeing public access to project land and water areas prior to state participation in any costs pursuant to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 537.)

12848.
  

The Legislature hereby declares that there shall be included in the budget of the department for flood control subventions or for direct acquisitions by the state for each fiscal year an appropriation of funds from the General Fund in an amount sufficient to pay all costs required by this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 537.)

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