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DIVISION 24. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING [33000 - 37964]

  ( Heading of Division 24 amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1137. )

PART 1. COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT LAW [33000 - 33855]

  ( Part 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812. )

CHAPTER 2. Redevelopment Agencies [33100 - 33142]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812. )

ARTICLE 1. Creation of Agencies [33100 - 33105]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812. )

33100.
  

There is in each community a public body, corporate and politic, known as the redevelopment agency of the community.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33101.
  

An agency which, on September 15, 1961, was not authorized to transact any business or exercise any powers by a resolution adopted prior to such date, shall not transact any business or exercise any powers under this part unless, by ordinance, the legislative body declares that there is need for an agency to function in the community. The ordinance of the legislative body declaring that there is need for an agency to function in the community shall be subject to referendum as prescribed by law for a county or a city ordinance.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33102.
  

The agency shall cause a certified copy of the ordinance to be filed in the office of the county clerk.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 829, Sec. 43. Effective January 1, 1999.)

33103.
  

In any proceeding involving the validity or enforcement of, or relating to, any contract by an agency, the agency is conclusively deemed to have been established and authorized to transact business and exercise its powers upon proof of the filing with the Secretary of State of such an ordinance.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33103.5.
  

Any ordinance of a legislative body heretofore adopted declaring the need for an agency to function in Crescent City is hereby validated, and in any proceeding involving the validity of, or enforcement of, or relating to, any contract by such an agency, the agency is conclusively deemed to have been established and authorized to transact business and exercise its powers upon proof that a copy of such ordinance has been filed with the Secretary of State.

Notwithstanding Section 33101, any such ordinance adopted as an emergency ordinance is not subject to referendum.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 54.)

33104.
  

Agencies which transacted business and exercised powers prior to September 15, 1961, shall, in any proceeding involving the validity of, or enforcement of, or relating to, any contract by an agency, be conclusively deemed to have been established and authorized to transact business and exercise its powers upon proof of the adoption of a resolution adopted pursuant to the provisions of this part which were in effect prior to September 15, 1961, or upon proof that a copy of such resolution has been filed with the Secretary of State.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33105.
  

In any case where an agency was activated in a community by a resolution adopted pursuant to Section 33101 prior to January 1, 1951, and where thereafter and prior to January 1, 1951, the legislative body of the community purported to dissolve the agency under circumstances where Section 33140 was not applicable, and where as a result of such purported dissolution the agency was inactive for a period of at least 10 years, and where subsequent to January 1, 1962, the legislative body of the community adopted an ordinance pursuant to Section 33101 declaring that there is need for an agency to function in the community, which ordinance was not suspended by referendum, and where subsequent to the adoption of such ordinance new members of the agency were appointed pursuant to Section 33110, such agency is a valid and existing agency with full power to transact any business and exercise its powers and the members appointed subsequent to the adoption of such ordinance are the legally appointed and existing members of the agency, each for the term designated in his appointment. For the purpose of applying Section 33140 to such agency, the two-year period referred to in that section shall be measured from the date of adoption of such ordinance.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

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