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DIVISION 13. CALIFORNIA WATER DISTRICTS [34000 - 38501]

  ( Division 13 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390. )

PART 6. FINANCIAL PROVISIONS [35900 - 36458.1]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390. )

CHAPTER 3. Provisions Relating to General Obligation Bonds Only [36150 - 36215]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390. )

ARTICLE 4. Destruction and Redemption of Bonds [36210 - 36215]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390. )

36210.
  

Whenever a district has any of its unsold general obligation bonds which it is not necessary to sell for the purpose of raising funds, the board may, at a general election, or at a special election called for the purpose, submit the proposition of whether or not the bonds should be destroyed.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390.)

36211.
  

The notice of the election at which general obligation bonds are proposed to be destroyed shall specify, in addition to the requirements provided in Section 35002:

(a) The amount of the bonded indebtedness authorized.

(b) The amount of the bonds remaining unsold.

(c) The amount of bonds proposed to be destroyed.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390.)

36212.
  

If at the time the vote cast at the election is canvassed a two-thirds majority of the votes cast upon the proposition favors the destruction of the unsold general obligation bonds, the president, in the presence of a majority of the members of the board, shall destroy the bonds.

(Amended by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1329.)

36213.
  

The amount of the general obligation bonds destroyed shall be deducted from the total amount authorized to be issued and no part of the bonds destroyed shall thereafter be reprinted or reissued.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390.)

36213.1.
  

If the unsold general obligation bonds shall not have been printed, the election provided for in this article shall be called and held to determine whether the authority to issue and sell said unprinted bonds shall be revoked. If two-thirds of the votes cast upon the proposition favor such revocation, the authority to issue and sell said unprinted bonds shall be revoked, the amount thereof deducted from the total amount authorized to be issued, and no part of said bonds shall thereafter be printed or issued.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1329.)

36214.
  

Whenever the funds of the district are in excess of the amount necessary to complete the construction of the irrigation works or to acquire the property and rights in property necessary therefor, to supply all the land with sufficient water for irrigation purposes, and to pay every obligation of the district that is due and payable or that will, or probably will, become due and payable before the expiration of two years from the date on which the last preceding tax of the district was levied, the board may direct the treasurer to pay with the excess, specifying the amount, the portion of the sold general obligation bonds of the district as the excess sum of money will redeem at the lowest value at which they may be obtained for liquidation.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390.)

36215.
  

The provisions of Sections 36303, 36304, 36305 and 36348 shall also be applicable to general obligation bonds.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1329.)

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