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Public Utilities Code - PUC


  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )


  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056. )

CHAPTER 10.5. Special Service Districts [29660 - 29740]

  ( Chapter 10.5 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495. )

ARTICLE 5. Bond Election [29700 - 29705]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495. )


At any time after the approval by the board of the creation of a special service district, as provided in Section 29674, the board may provide for the submission of a proposition for the incurring of a bonded indebtedness to be incurred by the district on behalf of the special service district to pay the costs of acquiring, constructing or completing the whole or any portion of any transit facilities, or for acquiring any works, lands, structures, rights, equipment, or other property necessary or convenient to carry out the objects, purposes or powers of the district within the boundaries of a special service district created pursuant to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495.)


The proposition for incurring a bonded indebtedness under Section 29700 may be submitted to the voters at the same election as the proposition to create the special service district held pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 29680), or at an election subsequent to the creation of the special service district.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495.)


Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the provisions of Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 29150) relating to general obligation bonds with the exception of Sections 29150 to 29158, inclusive, shall substantially govern as to all matters pertaining to the manner of calling, giving notice and holding the bond election, the execution, issuance, sale, maturity, redemption, refunding and validation of the bonds authorized by this article, the payment of interest from bond funds, the status of the bonds as investments, the reissuance of bonds, notes, coupons or other evidence of indebtedness which have been lost, destroyed, damaged or mutilated, and past due bonds.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495.)


Only those registered voters residing within the boundaries of the special service district shall be entitled to vote on the proposition for the incurring of a bonded indebtedness. The favorable vote of three-fifths of all the voters voting on the proposition to authorize the issuance of bonds at the election held pursuant to Section 29701 within the special service district as finally established is required to authorize the issuance of the bonds.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495.)


Only the property in the special service district shall be taxable for the payment of the principal and interest on special service district bonds. Until the bonds are paid, taxes shall be levied in substantial compliance with Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 29120) and Section 29183.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495.)


Any proceedings denying the validity of the creation of any special service district, or of any bonds authorized by the voters thereof, pursuant to this part, shall be brought within three months after the date upon which the applicable proposition is approved by the voters.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495.)

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