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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 9. RESOURCE CONSERVATION [9001 - 9972]

  ( Division 9 repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513. )

CHAPTER 2. The Division of Resource Conservation [9051 - 9113]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513. )

ARTICLE 4. The State Resource Conservation Commission [9101 - 9113]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513. )

9101.
  

There is in the Department of Conservation the State Resource Conservation Commission. It shall consist of nine members who shall be appointed by the Governor, subject to the confirmation of the Senate, and shall be appointed for a term of four years.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9102.
  

The members of the commission to be appointed shall consist of the following:

(a) Five persons who are directors of resource conservation districts. In making such appointments, the Governor shall provide as nearly equal representation as possible from all portions of the state.

(b) Two persons from the general public.

(c) One person who has expertise in, and represents the interests of, wildlife conservation.

(d) One person who resides in, and represents the concerns of, the major urban areas of this state.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9103.
  

Within 30 days after his appointment the appointed member shall take and file his oath of office as member of the commission.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9104.
  

The members of the commission shall receive no compensation for their services as members, but each shall be allowed reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in attendance at meetings of the commission or when otherwise engaged in the work of the commission at its direction.

(Amended by Stats. 1981, Ch. 714, Sec. 366.)

9105.
  

Five members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for any purpose, including organization.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9106.
  

The commission shall elect a chair from its number who shall serve as chair for one year and until the chair’s successor is elected.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 213, Sec. 15. (AB 2768) Effective January 1, 2011.)

9107.
  

The commission shall appoint a secretary. The secretary shall be a paid employee of the commission. The secretary shall be allowed his reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of his official duties as such secretary.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9108.
  

The commission shall cause to be studied and shall consider the whole problem of soil conservation within the state, and it may formulate, in cooperation with other state agencies, interested organizations, and citizens, a comprehensive resource conservation policy for the state.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9109.
  

The commission shall determine and advise policies for the guidance of the chief of the division in the performance and exercise of his duties and powers.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9110.
  

The commission shall aid and encourage, but not conduct, resource conservation activities.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9112.
  

The commission shall be responsible to the director for properly carrying out its functions under this division.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9113.
  

The commission shall report annually to the Governor on the resource conservation projects and improvements accomplished by or with the aid of the state, and the commission may from time to time prepare and publish reports on the needs of the state and the local subdivisions thereof for resource conservation programs, developments, facilities and activities.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

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