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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 17. GEOLOGIC HAZARD ABATEMENT DISTRICTS [26500 - 26654]

  ( Division 17 added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1118. )

CHAPTER 3. Nature and Powers of the District [26570 - 26586]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1118. )

ARTICLE 1. Nature of the District [26570 - 26573]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1118. )

26570.
  

A district is a political subdivision of the state. A district is not an agency or instrumentality of a local agency.

(Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1118.)

26571.
  

A district is comprised of an area specially benefited by and subject to special assessment to pay the cost of an improvement. While a district performs certain governmental and proprietary functions as a political subdivision of the state, it is not a special district within the meaning of Section 56036 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1599, Sec. 29.)

26573.
  

The powers of a district are vested in the board of directors.

(Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1118.)

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