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Public Resources Code - PRC


  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94. )

CHAPTER 1.696. The California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Act of 2002 [5096.600 - 5096.683]

  ( Chapter 1.696 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 875, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 5.5. Historical and Cultural Resources Preservation [5096.652- 5096.652.]
  ( Heading of Article 5.5 renumbered from Article 5 (2nd of two added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 875) by Stats. 2002, Ch. 664, Sec. 182. )


(a) The two hundred sixty-seven million five hundred thousand dollars ($267,500,000) allocated pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 5096.610 shall be available for appropriation by the Legislature for the acquisition, development, preservation, and interpretation of buildings, structures, sites, places, and artifacts that preserve and demonstrate culturally significant aspects of California’s history and for grants for these purposes. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, those which preserve and demonstrate the following:

(1) Culturally significant aspects of life during various periods of California history including architecture, economic activities, art, recreation, and transportation.

(2) Unique identifiable ethnic and other communities that have added significant elements to California’s culture.

(3) California industrial, commercial, and military history including the industries, technologies, and commercial activities that have characterized California’s economic expansion and California’s contribution to national defense.

(4) Important paleontologic, oceanographic, and geologic sites and specimens.

(b) Thirty-five million dollars ($35,000,000) of the funds available pursuant to this section shall be allocated to a city for the development, rehabilitation, preservation, restoration, and interpretation of resources at a city park of historical and cultural significance that is over 1,000 acres and that serves an urban area with a population that is greater than 750,000 in northern California.

(c) Two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000) of the funds available pursuant to this section shall be allocated to the County of Los Angeles for the El Pueblo Cultural and Performing Arts Center.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 875, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 40 at the March 5, 2002, election.)

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