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Health and Safety Code - HSC


  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 205. )

CHAPTER 8. Pest Abatement Districts [2800 - 2910]

  ( Chapter 8 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

ARTICLE 4.1. Standby Charges for Public Health Emergencies [2877 - 2878]
  ( Article 4.1 added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1055, Sec. 5. )


The Legislature finds that unabated outbreaks of mosquitoes pose a serious threat to the public health and safety. The Legislature further finds that public agencies, including pest abatement districts, must be prepared to abate extraordinary outbreaks of mosquitoes. The Legislature further finds and declares that to protect the public health and safety from unabated outbreaks of mosquitoes, it is necessary to enact this article to provide pest abatement districts with the ability to abate mosquitoes.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1055, Sec. 5.)


A pest abatement district may adopt an ordinance to fix an emergency mosquito abatement standby charge pursuant to the provisions of Article 5.1 (commencing with Section 2315) of Chapter 5, except to the extent that the provisions of that article conflict with the provisions of this chapter, in which case the provisions of this chapter shall be in addition to the provisions of that article.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1055, Sec. 5.)

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