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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 4. GOVERNMENT OF CITIES [34000 - 45345]

  ( Title 4 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

DIVISION 3. OFFICERS [36501 - 41805]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

PART 2. LEGISLATIVE BODY [36801 - 40592]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

CHAPTER 17. Census [40200 - 40236]

  ( Chapter 17 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

ARTICLE 2. Special Census [40230 - 40236]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

40230.
  

For the purpose of determining where county offices shall be established, a city legislative body may establish the population of the city pursuant to this article.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 149, Sec. 18. Effective January 1, 2004.)

40231.
  

The Legislative body may adopt a resolution providing that a census be taken in the city to establish the population in years other than those in which a federal census is taken. Such census shall be validated by the Population Research Unit of the Department of Finance.

(Amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 806.)

40232.
  

The ordinance shall prescribe the rules and regulations for taking the census to insure an accurate count of the inhabitants of the city.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79.)

40233.
  

Census takers shall be appointed by the legislative body and sworn to faithfully perform their duties. All reports of the census takers shall be sworn to before an officer authorized to take oaths.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79.)

40234.
  

The city clerk shall prepare a certified copy of the final census report. Thereafter it is the official census of the city for the purposes of this article.

(Amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 806.)

40235.
  

The expense of taking the census is a city charge.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79.)

40236.
  

For the purposes of this article, any enumeration of population made by the United States Bureau of Census in any year other than that in which a decennial census is taken establishes the population of any city. A copy of such determination of population shall be filed in the Population Research Unit of the Department of Finance and thereafter is the official census of the city for the purposes of this article.

(Amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 806.)

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